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Master of Public Health/ Health Education and Health Promotion

Public Health Professionals are on the rise!

The Master of Public Health graduate program at the University of Cincinnati prepares students to become leaders in the health profession by promoting health awareness, educating communities on health solutions, and working with the community and world leaders to prevent disease.  

The Health Education and Promotion concentration is a comprehensive program where students gain the skills and knowledge needed to address complex health challenges through education and promotion strategies. From designing health campaigns to implementing behavior change programs, graduates emerge as leaders in the field, equipped to create meaningful change.

The Master of Public Health Program was ranked 89th out of 195 public health programs and school by the U.S. News and World Report, 2023.


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2 yr

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Learn more about the program

Submit the form below to learn more about the Health Education and Promotion MPH from a graudate enrollment advisor.


Students in this program can enroll in a diverse selection of classes taught by experts in public health from the College of Medicine as well as the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services.

Rebecca Vidourek Professor

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Public Health Careers

Careers within Public Health are becoming more in demand. According to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics, between 2022-2032 the Public Health industry is expected to grow by 14.4%. Some of these careers are:

  • Health Education Specialists
  • Public Health Program Managers
  • Health Care Administrators and Managers
  • Health and Medical Research
  • Community Health Workers
  • Medical and Health Services Managers


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Opportunity For Additional National Certification

Students that complete this degree program also have the opportunity to obtain an additional national certification; the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

The Certified Health Education Specialist examination is a competency-based tool used to measure possession, application, and interpretation of knowledge in the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Education Specialists.