- Two-year online program, one campus visit each year
- Interdisciplinary program designed for working professionals
- Hone your learning with the Health Policy and Management Concentration
The need for public health professionals has never been greater
The World Health Organization reports an estimated shortage of 7.2 million workers in this essential field, with that number expected to grow to 12.5 million by 2035. It is estimated that California alone will account for nearly 250,000 of that scarcity.
Learn more about how UC Berkeley’s On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health can prepare you for rapid career growth while making an enormous difference in your community. The online format lets you take advantage of Berkeley quality while you continue working. Study alongside professionals who share your drive to make global health a part of everyday conversation. And with 98% of our students graduating, you have access to a wealth of networking opportunities and career guidance.
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With a breadth of experience including stints at infectious disease research labs, manuscript editing and biotech, Kate Bradley’s career exploration led to an interest in applied epidemiology. “I’d done a few field projects in college and really liked being out in the field, close to the subjects of my projects,” Bradley explains. Coupled with a keen desire for travel, she found public health represented the perfect marriage of her interests.… continue reading From Berkeley to London to Peru, OOMPH Graduate Takes Public Health Global
- With a breadth of experience including stints at infectious disease research labs, manuscript editing and biotech, Kate Bradley’s career exploration led to an interest in applied epidemiology. “I’d done a few field projects in college and really liked being out in the field, close to the subjects of my projects,” Bradley explains. Coupled with a… ... continue reading From Berkeley to London to Peru, OOMPH Graduate Takes Public Health Global
- As Mental Health Month draws to a close, it’s imperative to keep the conversation going about this important topic. It is also important for you—the public health professional—to understand the important connections between mental health and your work. Mental Health By the Numbers 1 in 2 Chance that the average American will have any kind of mental health… ... continue reading Mental Health is Public Health
- One Woman's Educational Journey - For almost 20 years, Dot Theodore worked as a bench lab researcher in the biotech industry. But she wasn't finding fulfillment. "I saw OOMPH as an opportunity to make change. I wanted something that gave me more of a community and human connection." ... continue reading Meet Graduate Dot Theodore
- Broadening His Horizons, Illuminating a Career Path Matthew Lippi, Class of 2015 Before applying to the On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health (OOMPH), Matthew Lippi didn’t have a clear view of what his professional future could look like. An undergraduate degree in Biology from UC Irvine led him to work as a research assistant and lab… ... continue reading Meet Graduate Matthew Lippi