MPH Program

The Mercer Master of Public Health (MPH) program offers students a rewarding opportunity to help reduce health disparities and to improve the quality of life for families and communities. Mercer offers a generalist MPH degree teaching skill sets that open doors to various opportunities in the field. A host of specialists including educators, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, journalists, researchers, administrators, environmentalists, demographers, social workers, laboratory scientists, and attorneys work to protect the public from health threats while promoting wellness and disease prevention.

Since 1998, the Master of Public Health (MPH) Program at Mercer University has been passionately committed to the educational development of public health professionals. Mercer University is a recognized leader in public health education in the state of Georgia. Students are challenged to confront complex health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, and reducing environmental hazards, violence, substance abuse, and injury.

Mercer University has a global presence and a prestigious academic reputation. The Mercer MPH Program complements these efforts, offering more diverse and dynamic opportunities for advancement in the healthcare industry.

Graduates of Mercer's MPH Program become leaders who meet the growing challenges of protecting the public's health and preventing the spread of disease. Public health professionals have rewarding careers that offer great personal fulfillment by serving others in local, national, and international communities. Working towards improving people's health and well-being is a rewarding day's work.