Earn your master's degree in Public Health (MPH) from Louisiana State University Shreveport, and prepare for a variety of careers in public health settings. Face-to-face and accelerated 100% online options are available.
Earn your master’s degree and prepare for high-demand careers in public health settings. Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the LSUS/LSUHS Master of Public Health program offers convenient evening classes and a 100% online option. With flexible academic options and extensive hands-on learning opportunities, the LSUHS and LSUS Master of Public Health is has everything you need to begin a successful career in the public health field.
The Masters in Public Health program is offered through a collaboration between LSUS and Louisiana State University Health Shreveport (LSUHS). This unique partnership offers resources and opportunities that will enrich your graduate experience and prepare you for diverse roles in the field of public health. Core courses address 27 cpmetencies and 12 areas of knowledge identified by CEPH as essential for all public health master’s degree students to demonstrate. At the same time, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to choose field experiences based on your interests. Faculty are deeply engaged in the Shreveport community and personally involved in the work of students.
As part of your master’s degree study, you’ll complete a 150-hour practicum experience followed by either a capstone or thesis project. Our students also work closely with the Martin Luther King Health Center, the LSU AG Center and many other community-based agencies to tackle a variety of projects in areas such as literacy, nutrition, health promotion and prevention.
Master of Public Health students have full access to both the LSUS and LSUHS library systems and work with organizations such as Hope for the Homeless, St. Luke’s Medical Missions, Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Awareness, and Providence House.
Our faculty includes professors from Bangladesh and Brazil, along with faculty experienced in Caribbean health and working with refuge populations.
A master’s degree in public health will prepare you for positions in local, state, federal and non-governmental organizations, including:
Many of our graduates also go on to advanced doctoral degree programs in medicine and other health-related fields.
Learn more about course requirements for the Master of Public Health program.