Master of Public Health

Throughout your studies, you will work with world-renowned faculty from a variety of disciplines with specialized research interests. Indianapolis is the capital city and economic and government center of Indiana. You will have the opportunity to study with policymakers, community activists and groundbreaking researchers.

The in-person/hybrid experience allows you to customize your program of study to enhance your research or practice interests.

With the accelerated online experience (8-week long semesters) you have the option to complete your studies in as little as 15 months.

MPH concentrations

Once you are admitted, you will start in the Interdisciplinary Public Health Studies (IPHS) concentration. In your second semester of studies, you will choose a concentration, or remain in the IPHS concentration.

After completing the core public health courses, you will be able to take courses from a variety of public health specialties and complete an internship and capstone experience.

Design and conduct studies, analyze data and present findings that lead to effective public health prevention strategies and policy development.

View the Epidemiology curriculum

Analyze and develop policies that address public health issues and support the strategic management of health services organizations.

View the Health Policy & Management curriculum

Build a broad foundation to tackle the complex problems facing us today. Deepen your public health experience to align with your career goals.

View the Interdisciplinary Public Health Studies curriculum

Learn how to think critically about population level data and apply informatics approaches to address pressing public health issues.

View the Public Health Informatics curriculum

Improve health by understanding the determinants of health, applying behavior change theory, and developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion interventions.

View the Social & Behavioral Sciences curriculum
*Above rates are for tuition only. Other fees apply. Use the tuition calculator to estimate your total costs.

Eli Lilly Enhanced Epidemiological Fellowship

MPH students interested in choosing a career in either the pharmaceutical industry or other settings focused on advanced quantitative real-world data, have an opportunity to apply for the Eli Lilly Enhanced Epidemiological Fellowship at the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health.

Learn more and how to apply for the fellowship

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MPH program and concentration competencies

The MPH competencies encompass the essential knowledge and skills required for MPH graduates, including areas such as epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, environmental health, and social and behavioral sciences.

View the MPH and concentration competencies