A welcome message from Dr. Withers:
“Congratulations on your decision to pursue a graduate education. The field of public health offers an opportunity to address public health challenges facing our local, national and global communities. The focus on prevention of negative health outcomes and the promotion of health and well-being is why I chose a career in public health.
The mission of the Master of Public Health Online Program at the University of Southern California is to prepare the next generation of dedicated public health professionals who will assist in creating health communities around the world. It is our goal to provide you with one of the finest public health experiences available. Through rigorously designed classes, strong student support, and experiential learning opportunities, we will prepare you to leave USC with the required competencies of public health professionals, ensuring that you have competitive and relevant skills for your careers.
At the heart of the MPH Online program is a highly qualified, multidisciplinary faculty with a strong commitment to applied, community-based health promotion across a variety of settings. As a student, you can expect to learn from and be mentored by these impressive leaders in the field. I encourage you to learn more about our faculty and courses now.”