The master of public health (M.P.H.) degree program prepares students to become leading public health professionals capable of addressing current global health problems through multidisciplinary approaches that apply the latest scientific knowledge. The program is designed for health professionals who wish to expand their skills, knowledge, and expertise, and for students who wish to build a career in public health. The M.P.H. is online, which allows flexibility for working professionals and students concurrently enrolled in other programs at Samford.
The global health concentration is designed for students who desire to pursue careers in global public health. The program emphasizes a social justice approach to global health with a focus on the social, economic, and political determinants of health. The curriculum is highly interdisciplinary and students will be required to complete a global health practicum.