Full List of Public Health Degrees in Arkansas

The state of Arkansas has an excellent resource for its community to understand the health effects of the Arkansas community. The Healthy Arkansas website project provides a resource for all Arkansas residents to understand where the state stands in the major public health indicator rankings with detailed statistics.

State Public Health Resources

If you are looking to go to school within the state, options are fairly limited, with only the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock offering CEPH-accredited programs (although they do offer Masters and Doctorate programs with multiple concentrations).

As with most other universities, the MPH is the most common, with the epidemiology, biostatistics, and environmental health concentration options being among the most popular.

Due to the limited options in the state, many people seeking a public health degree while living in Arkansas choose an online MPH program (view more detail on online MPH degrees here). The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences does have an online option for their MPH degree, but the concentration options are limited.

We recommend looking into and contacting multiple online programs to figure out which one is best for you. Some choose an online MPH program because of the price or more flexibility, while others choose based on concentration offering or the name of the university.

Despite the limited offerings, it is encouraging that the state has decided to put forth a valiant effort in regards to public health with their HealthArkansas.com resource. It does show that there are some employment opportunities within the state.

State Public Health Indicator Ranks

State Poverty Rank: 
4
State Poverty Percentage: 
19%
State Uninsured Rank: 
7
State Uninsured Percentage: 
18%

Population Trending

2013: 
2,959,373
2012: 
2,949,131
2011: 
2,938,582
2010: 
2,922,750

Featured Online Master's in Public Health Programs

The following sponsored schools offer MPH degrees online, and are currently accepting applicants for their programs.

Council on Education for Public Health Accredited | Earn your MPH in as little as 12 months
Bloomberg School of Public Health | Online Programs for Applied Learning
✔ CEPH Accredited

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers fully online, part-time master’s degree and certificate programs, designed for working professionals. The Online Programs for Applied Learning (OPAL) focus on emergent industry sectors that have a resounding need for highly skilled professionals. These flexible, online graduate programs are currently offered in the fields of Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality, Population Health Management and Spatial Analysis, and can be completed in as little as 2 years.

CEPH Accredited
Benedictine University
✔ CEPH Accredited

Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Four (4) focus areas of specialization plus: an accelerated track and two dual-degree options (MBA or Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior along with the MPH).

CEPH Accredited | 4 Focus Areas

Public Health Degrees in Arkansas Search Tool

Use the below filters to narrow down to the public health degree you are looking for. The default listings are sorted by popularity, but you should create your own filters to get results best tailored to you.

ONLINE
Milken Institute School of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Public Health
The online Master of Public Health (MPH) program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (MPH @ GW) prepares public health professionals to make a difference in communities around the world, helping students succeed in advancing the health of populations locally and globally. Complete your MPH in 12 months. GRE waivers available.
Click here for admissions information.
Little Rock
Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Behavior & Health Education - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Policy & Management - Traditional learning format
MHSA - Master of Health Services Administration - Health Services Administration - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Rural Public Health Practice - Non-Traditional learning format, Hybrid learning format, learning format
MS - Master of Science - Environmental & Occupational Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Generalist - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Environmental & Occupational Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Public Health Leadership - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Health Systems Research - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Health Promotion - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

MPH-MACS - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-JD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-PharmD - Public Health - Traditional learning format