MPH, Master in Public Health
In as little as 12-15 months, learn how to tackle a range of public health issues from acute and chronic illnesses to lifestyle and health behavior change, including maternal and child health, the opioid epidemic, Medicare for all, influenza, obesity, and emerging health issues.
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Complete your MPH in as little as 15 months
With three concentrations to choose from, your MPH will enable you to meet your personal and professional development goals. The University of Bridgeport's online masters degree in public health will provide you with the knowledge to build a successful career in healthcare, and give you the practical skills to pursue a new career path.
- Global Health
- Community Health
- Health Policy and Management
- 42 total credit hours
- 33 core course hours
- 9 concentration course hours
Time to Completion
Program can be completed in as little as 15 months.
No GRE or GMAT Required
Become Profession Ready with Marketable Skills
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program at the University of Bridgeport prepares public health practitioners for complex local, national and global healthcare issues. UB's faculty are relevant, current practitioners who expertly deliver a fully online, competency-based curriculum to meet the demanding needs of busy and working professionals.
Students learn to tackle a range of public health issues, including acute to chronic illnesses, lifestyle and behavioral health, maternal and child health, the opioid epidemic, Medicare for all, COVID-19, the flu, obesity, and emerging health issues.
This signature program promotes equity, inquiry, health, and well-being, as well as the development of highly skilled leaders who become public hospital administrators, policy makers, public health directors, community leaders, and more. The MPH program is also for nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals with an interest in population health and medicine.
Our students receive an applied public health professional and evidence-based practice orientation combined with a strong understanding of science and research.
- Dr. Chris Cassirer, ScD, MPH
UB Expert Faculty
Chris Cassirer, ScD, MPH
Dr. Cassirer, MPH program director, began his career at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where he became nationally recognized for his work in medical malpractice and patient safety. University presidencies included the online Capella University and Northwestern Health Sciences University. He also served as a global public health chair for an NGO.
Maritza Bond, MPH
Maritza Bond is a dedicated health professional experienced in local, state, and federal services and mandates. She is the new Director of Public Health in New Haven after being the Director of Public Health and Social Services for the city of Bridgeport. Her expertise includes promoting community health using policy, system, and collective impact framework.
Meg Zayan, EdD, RDH, MPH
Dr. Zayan has previously served as the dean and director of UB’s Fones School of Dental Hygiene, worked for the Colorado Migrant Health Department, the U.S. Agency for International Development, CARE International, and the U.S. State Department. She has taught online courses for 10+ years.
The Office of Student Financial Services at UB will help bring your goals within reach by connecting you with a variety of federal, state and private programs that offer loans, grants, scholarships and other awards. There are many financial aid options available to prospective students.