Georgia has a number of options for accredited public health schools. With large in-state universities and growing, populous cities like Atlanta, it's an excellent place to find a public health program at any degree level, and secure a long-standing career.
Athens, Atlanta, Statesboro, and Savannah are just a few options in Georgia that have universities offering public health degrees at various degree levels.
With the non-profit Georgia Public Health Association organizing and promoting public health for Georgia residents, it is obvious the state has an understanding of the importance of public health, which bodes well for anyone looking at going to school for a public health degree as there should be employment opportunity later on down the road.
- The online Master of Public Health (MPH) program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University ([email protected]) 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. The program is delivered through a dynamic blend of online interactions and real-world experience.
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- Simmons' online Master of Public Health program, [email protected], is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. You'll learn core public health methodology, leadership, and advocacy skills needed to improve population health equity. No GRE required.
The University of Georgia's College of Public Health and Georgia Southern University's Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health both offer MPH degrees (and both offer concentrations in Health Policy & Management).
Additionally, Emory University, Georgia State, and Mercer University are just a few others offering MPH programs in Georgia through traditional learning environments on-campus.
Emory University also has an online and hybrid option for their MPH program.
Obviously online MPH programs are growing throughout the US, especially because of the need in public health care officials over the next decade. Students are really flocking towards online MPH programs due to the flexibility, yet extremely high quality level of education you can get.
Georgia is an excellent place to be employed in the public health field. The state of Georgia has a resource for government jobs in public health, located here - bookmark for later, where you can search for public health jobs.