Jun 25, 2024  

Master of Public Health, Nutrition and Wellness Concentration MPH

Delivery: This program is offered in an interactive online format (see School of Distance Education Definitions ). The interactive online degree does not require any on-campus time.

Total Credits: 42

Degree Requirements

In addition to the Graduate Academic Requirements  for graduate degrees the following departmental requirements should be noted:

  • A minimum of 42 semester credits
  • Public Health Core - 17 Credits
  • Research - 8 Credits
  • Concentration - 15 Credits
  • Practicum - 2 Credits
  • Culminating Activity

Practicum 2 Credits

Culminating Activity

Student is required to demonstrate ability to integrate specific areas of public health: Administration, Epidemiology, Statistics, Environmental Health, Health Behavior and Nutrition during culminating activity experiences.

Culminating activity includes: A written comprehensive exam, field experience/research project/diatetic internship after completion of all courses, professional portfolio, and an exit interview with the department chairman at conclusion of program.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the MPH program, you must have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale). A limited number of students whose background and experience show potential for success but whose GPAs are less than 3.0 may be admitted on a provisional basis.


  • College-level writing course
  • Physiology course
  • Two nutrition courses
  • Chemistry course
  • College Algebra
  • College Level Statistics