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.
The 2009-2014 MPH Program goals:
- Train public health professionals to improve health and functional ability in diverse communities.
- Advance interdisciplinary research on social, environmental, and individual determinants of health.
- Promote effective public health practice through community collaboration and service activities.