Public Health, MPH

The Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health (CEOMPH) program is a partnership between The University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Northeastern Ohio Medical University, and Youngstown State University. This nontraditional program is geared toward the working professional who would like to broaden his or her role in improving community health, especially in this changing health care environment. The program provides graduates with a foundation of public health skills and knowledge, including analytic skills, research strategies, community assessment methods, program implementation, evaluation, and policy development within an ethical and culturally sensitive perspective. Students take six core courses,  three generalist track courses, capstone project, and electives. The entire degree is 42 semester credits. Degrees for students enrolled at the University of Akron are granted by the University of Akron. The Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

Admission Requirements

Students must hold a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. accredited college or university upon entry into the program. Academically, students must have at least a 2.75 undergraduate GPA or 3.00 graduate GPA. Students with an undergraduate GPA <3.00 must take the GRE.

Students pursuing the generalist track must apply through SOPHAS.

Core Courses
PUBH:601Public Health Concepts3
PUBH:604Biostatistics in Public Health3
PUBH:603Epidemiology in Public Health3
PUBH:602Social & Behavioral Sciences in Public Health3
PUBH:605Health Services Administration in Public Health3
PUBH:606Environmental Health Sciences in Public Health3
Generalist Track Courses
PUBH:610Grant Writing in Public Health Practice3
PUBH:608Public Health Practice and Issues3
PUBH:609Public Health Research and Evaluation3
PUBH:698Capstone Project I3
PUBH:699Capstone Project II3
PUBH:696Practicum: Masters Public Health1-3
PUBH:689Special Topics in Public Health1-5
PUBH:695Independent Study in Public Health1-3
*The program requires a minimum of 42 semester credit hours to graduate
Total Hours36-44