Full List of Public Health Degrees in Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania has 9 universities offering CEPH accredited public health programs, according to the Council on Education for Public Health. There are many public health programs available at all degree levels, but the most offered program is some variation/concentration of the Master's in Public Health Program.

Overview of Public Health Degrees in Pennsylvania

The state of Pennsylvania is showing a steady growth in population. In recent counts, the state currently has over 12.7 million residents. 12% of these people current have no health insurance. 13% live on or under the federal poverty line.

While Pennsylvania is an incredibly historical and beautiful place to reside, it emits a definite need for public health professionals. Public health is a field that can potentially increase public awareness of vulnerability and disease, which is what all residents deserve.

Consider the following CEPH accredited online MPH program currently accepting applicants:
State Public Health Resources

Pennsylvania MPH Programs

Throughout the state, there are 70 MPH degree programs waiting for students to enroll. Some of the universities that offer these programs include Arcadia University, Drexel University, East Stroudsburg University, La Salle University, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Pittsburgh. This is not an exhaustive list by far, only some of the most popular college for engaging in the MPH program.

Numerous Specializations

At these universities, students can choose specializations that allow them to work on international issues, such as Global Health, as well as smaller-scale health-related disciplines, such as Health Policy & Management. Depending on what interests you as an individual, you may find different specializations available that are more fitting for your personality. CEPH accreditation is another important component to consider when choosing a degree program. Accreditation provides assurance of quality, which is vital for careers that require licensure or for students that may want to move forward into doctoral level programs in the future.

With large universities such as the University of Pittsburgh offering more than 20 different specialties of their MPH (see full list below), and a number of DPH or PhD in Public Health programs, as well as Temple University and Drexel University, both in Philadelphia offering more than 10 different public health program specialties, you are sure to find options close to you.

Drexel University and Thomas Jefferson University are the only universities in Pennsylvania to offer Hybrid learning options (a mix of online and traditional, on campus classes), and there are not any 100% online public health programs that are accredited by the CEPH and located within Pennsylvania. You will find options below for online public health programs outside of PA.

Online MPH Programs in Pennsylvania

Online MPH programs are growing in popularity all over the country. If you are one of the many students interested in trying this option out for your degree, Pennsylvania has options for you. The most popular online MPH program available through this state at the current time is the MPH Social and Behavioral Sciences program at Temple University.

The Online Social and Behavioral Sciences MPH program investigates the behavioral backing for public health, as well as the social interference that can sometimes aid or compromise individual health and wellness. This CEPH accredited program can be completed in around 2 years at full-time enrollment.

Epidemiologist Careers & Salary in Pennsylvania

Epidemiologists in the state of Pennsylvania are tasked with working hard to better educate the public. While most people are aware of the standard hygiene practices for better health, such as hand-washing and cover of the mouth during a sneeze, there are much more complex diseases and illnesses throughout the country that require more precise prevention practices.

It is up to these professionals to develop helpful prevention practices that can protect the public from acquiring and spreading these diseases within their areas. If you might be interested in being a part of this excellent field within public health, degree programs are available across the state. The investment into this degree program can potentially be the first step into a lucrative career working with the public.

  • Average Salary: $69,720
  • Salary Range: $50,800 to $116,970
  • People Employed: 110

State Public Health Indicator Ranks

State Poverty Rank: 
32
State Poverty Percentage: 
13%
State Uninsured Rank: 
37
State Uninsured Percentage: 
12%

Population Trending

2013: 
12,773,801
2012: 
12,763,536
2011: 
12,743,948
2010: 
12,711,308

Featured Online Master's in Public Health Programs

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

George Washington University | Milken Institute School of Public Health
George Washington University Online MPH
✔ CEPH Accredited

[email protected] enables students to earn their Master of Public Health online from the top-ranked Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. Complete your MPH in 12 months. GRE waivers available.

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
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
✔ 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
Simmons College | Online MPH @ Simmons
Simmons College Accredited Online MPH
✔ NEASC Accredited
NEASC Accredited | No GRE Required
New England Institute of Technology | Online | Non Profit, Private
NEIT Online MPH
✔ NEASC Accredited
NEASC Accredited | Affordable Tuition | Flexible Program Length

Public Health Degrees in Pennsylvania 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.
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Philadelphia
College of Health Professions and Social Work

Bachelors / BPH

BSPH - Bachelor's of Science of Public Health - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Policy & Management - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Environmental Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Social & Behavioral Sciences - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Environmental Health - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Social & Behavioral Sciences - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Health Policy - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

MPH-MSW - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-DO - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-DPM - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
Philadelphia
School of Public Health

Bachelors / BPH

BS - Bachelor of Science in Public Health - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Health & Prevention - 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 - Health Management & Policy - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Executive - Non-Traditional learning format, Hybrid learning format, learning format
MS - Master of Science - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Community Health & Prevention - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Health Policy - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
Pittsburgh
Graduate School of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Program Management - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Public Health & Aging - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Environmental Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Public Health Management - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Maternal & Child Health/Women's Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Environmental Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Public Health Genetics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Public Health Preparedness - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Genetic Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Infectious Diseases & Microbiology - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Based Participatory Research & Practice - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Infectious Disease Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Multidisciplinary - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Public Health Statistics - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Molecular Toxicology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Molecular Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Environmental & Occupational Health - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Computational Toxicology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Physical Activity Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Occupational Medicine - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Psychiatric Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Cancer Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Human Genetics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Telecommunications & Public Health - Traditional learning format
MHA - Master's in Health Administration - Healthcare Administration - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - CV Health Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Genetic Counseling - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Women - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Communication/Health Education - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Diabetes Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Infectious Diseases & Microbiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Policy - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Program Evaluation/Applied Research Methods - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Clinical Trials - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Environmental & Occupational Health - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Molecular Toxicology - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Human Genetics - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Health Policy & Management - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Behavioral & Community Health Sciences - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Behavioral & Community Health Sciences - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Infectious Diseases & Microbiology - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Environmental & Occupational Health - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

MPH-MID - Public Health & International Development - Traditional learning format
MPH-MPA - Public Health & Public Administration - Traditional learning format
MPH-MSW - Public Health Social Work - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-PCMI - Peace Corps Masters Intl - Infectious Diseases & Microbiology - Traditional learning format
MPH-PhD - Public Health & Anthropology - Traditional learning format
MPH-PhD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-JD - Health Policy & Law - Traditional learning format
MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-PCMI - Peace Corps Masters Intl - Behavioral & Community Hlth Sciences - Traditional learning format
Stroudsburge
Brody School of Medicine Department of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Health Education - Traditional learning format
Hershey
Department of Public Health Sciences

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Community & Behavioral Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Systems Organization & Policy - Traditional learning format
Glenside
University of Colorado Denver - University of Northern Colorado - Colorado State University - School of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Health - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

MPH-MA - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MACP - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MMS - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-DPT - Public Health - Traditional learning format
Philadelphia
Jefferson School of Population Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Generalist - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

MPH-MJ - Public Health - Traditional learning format, Non-Traditional learning format, Hybrid learning format, learning format
MPH-MSN - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MSS - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-JD - Public Health - Traditional learning format, Non-Traditional learning format, Hybrid learning format, learning format