Master of Public Health

Master of Public Health: Online

The MPH degree is designed to prepare students to address the broad mission of public health utilizing education, community service, and research. Public health practitioners are prepared to plan, implement, and evaluate programs designed to meet the health needs of populations. The MPH program includes knowledge basic to public health, including biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and health services administration. In addition to providing students with the educational foundation of public health, the MPH program provides students with field experience and an opportunity to apply their knowledge through the Applied Practice Experience and the Integrative Learning Experience.

Parker University offers two concentrations in the MPH degree program. Upon enrollment, students will choose either Epidemiology or Health Promotion.

Our Mission

The mission of the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Parker University is to develop leaders who will improve health, diminish health disparities, and contribute to the profession through education, community service, and innovative research.


Growth Rate

26% growth rate for epidemiologists through 2031 Source

Jobs To Be Filled

Employment of epidemiologists is projected to grow 26 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. source

Median Income

The median annual wage for epidemiologists was $78,830 in May 2021. source


Health Promotion

The MPH in Epidemiology prepares students for specialization in advanced quantitative methods of epidemiology and its applications for health research, policymaking, and program implementation.


The MPH in Health Promotion provides students with the knowledge and skills for applied public health practice in the private and public sectors as related to population health.

Create Your Own Career Path

Parker’s graduates in  the Master’s of Public Health can pursue a career in:

  • Epidemiologist
  • Public Health Educator
  • Disaster Relief Coordinator
  • Infectious Disease Analyst

Program Highlights

Fully Online

This degree is online, helping you balance family, work and education

Hands on Experience

Student is required to complete in-person practicum

Post-Graduate Support

Graduates are offered exclusive post-graduation benefits and continuous career support

Choose Your Path

Concentrations in Health Promotion and Epidemology


At Parker, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Through rigorous standards, constant innovation and an impulse to serve, we elevate health care education. Together, we are in the pursuit of higher health.