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Westminster's Public Health (MPH)

About the program

The program offers a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree and a Certificate in Public Health that are taught in a "worker-friendly" format, meaning, core courses will be offered every two weeks on a Friday and Saturday during the semester.  Some elective courses are offered in the evenings.  The MPH degree is recognized internationally for the public health professional.


Inspired students committed to creating conditions under which people can be healthy.


To prepare future public health leaders with the skills required to address today’s population health challenges through the provision of high quality teaching and mentoring, scholarly activities, service, and community based projects.


Core Values
  • Impassioned teaching
  • Active learning
  • Respect for diverse people and perspectives
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Personal and social responsibility
  • College-wide excellence High ethical standards


Why Westminster?

A personalized education - Our small class sizes allow our experienced faculty to offer mentorship in and outside of the classroom. We strive to understand your career goals and to tailor your education to meet those goals. Our faculty are well-rounded in both research and practice and will help you connect with meaningful research and practice experiences.

A schedule that works for you - Our worker friendly schedule offers all required courses every other weekend (Friday/Saturday) and elective courses in the evenings. The MPH generally takes two years to complete.

Career placement - Westminster MPH students have a high success rate in job placement. We believe this is due in part to the high caliber of students we attract as well as the faculty mentorship and professional networking opportunities provided at Westminster.



A Message from the Director MPH Director John Contreras

I welcome our students and those applying to the Masters of Public Health (MPH) program at Westminster College… (continue reading »)

John R. Contreras, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Director, Masters in Public Health Program


We are currently taking MPH applications for the Spring 2016 and Fall 2016 Semesters

Applications received after this deadline will be reviewed ad accepted on a case by case basis.

Fall 2016 Priority deadline February 1, 2016