Build a Healthier, Safer World

The University of Southern California offers a Master of Public Health online program that does more than elevate your core competencies in the field. It immerses you in cutting-edge, real-world research and projects local to your community — and around the world.

Choose a concentration in GeoHealth and you can:

  • Explore how geographical context shapes health outcomes, trends and inequalities.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of modern technologies like GIS and remote sensing.
  • Effectively address health challenges which may span from mapping emerging outbreaks like Zika to ensuring safe drinking water.
  • Prepare for positions in NGOs, government health agencies and research institutions.

Study and network with public health thought leaders and spatial science experts. Get involved in cutting-edge research and practice that shapes your community and those around the world.

Why choose USC MPH?

  • 100% online
  • Graduate in as little as one year
  • Learn from internationally renowned public health thought leaders
  • Study the impact of recent public health issues, policy and procedures
  • Develop hands-on experience with a public health agency through a practicum
  • Experience faculty-led trips (Costa Rica, Geneva, Panama)

Choose from 6 specialized concentrations

  • Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • Community Health Promotion
  • GeoHealth
  • Global Health
  • Health Services and Policy
  • Generalist (customizable for students with advanced graduate degrees)

CEPH accredited

USC is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

USC ranks top 25 nationally (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

Ranked Best Public Health Schools  (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)

Keck School of Medicine of USC ranks #32 nationally (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)