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Act as if what you do makes a difference.
It does.
- William James

Mission Statement

The mission of the MPH program is to promote health, prevent chronic illness and reduce disparities in health through education and training of public health practitioners, research excellence, and service to communities locally, nationally, and internationally.


  1. Train public health professionals to improve health and functional ability in diverse communities.
  2. Advance interdisciplinary research on social, environmental, and individual determinants of health.
  3. Promote effective public health practice through community collaboration and service activities.