Delivering Berkeley quality, flexible, practice based graduate education in public health to professionals around the globe.

Application deadlines: Summer 2021: Nov 1  |  Fall 2021: May 1 | Spring 2022: July 1

Why Public Health? Why now?

Public Health sits at the heart of the critical issues and challenges facing CA, our nation, and our world — and at the center of UC Berkeley’s Strategic Initiatives.

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Why an Online Masters of Public Health?

Expert Faculty

Our expert faculty know how to teach online and will help you develop your understanding of and skills in core areas of public health, including biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, social and behavioral science, and health services management.

Degree Specialization

Specialize your MPH with areas of study including Health Policy & Management, Community Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Spatial Data Science and Global Health.

Professional Resources

Access our dynamic student network and career resources designed for the needs of working professionals from wherever you are with many opportunities to connect your learning to your professional work.

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4 Reasons to Invest in a Public Health Career

If you’re considering a career in public health or looking to get more deeply involved in the field, you’ve probably read the headlines by now. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics projections for 2014-2024, the healthcare sector will have the fastest job and wage growth over this time period, outpacing every other ...
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National Initiatives Take Aim at Lack of Disaster Preparedness in Public Health

The Need for Increased Disaster and Emergency Preparedness According to the American Red Cross, more than 200 million people globally are affected by disasters each year. In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) and other global agencies gathered to discuss strategies that would reduce disaster risk and declared health central ...
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Why You Need to Understand Health Policy

The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) more than five years ago shook up the U.S. healthcare system as we know it: making coverage more affordable, prohibiting denial of coverage for those with pre-existing conditions, outlawing rescinding coverage for sick patients, and more. As we explored in our OOMPH ACA blog ...
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