Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Earn your master's degree in Public Health (MPH) from Louisiana State University Shreveport and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Shreveport in preparation 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 LSUS/LSUHS Master of Public Health has everything you need to begin a successful career in the public health field.
Why LSUS/LSUHS Master of Public Health program?
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 competencies and 15 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.
Experiential Learning in the Master of Public Health Program
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.
LSUS MPH Admissions Requirements
In addition to general University requirements for admission to graduate studies, Students who meet the admission criteria for LSUS Graduate Studies must also meet the following program‐specific criteria to be considered for admission into the MPH degree program:
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally‐accredited university, with minimum 3.0 overall GPA or minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 semester hours;
- Three electronic recommendations submitted to the MPH Program Director;
- Completion of an asynchronous interview.
Upon receipt of these requirements, the MPH Admission Committee will make admission decisions based on all materials submitted to the University and the MPH Program. No GRE score is required for this program.