The values of the MPH program are:
Accountability. The MPH program is accountable to community constituents to conduct research
relevant to community health issues and to train practitioners with skills for improving community health.
Dedication. The MPH program activities embody the dedication, passion and enthusiasm required to
work with communities on addressing today’s complex health problems.
Excellence.The MPH program is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Inclusivity. The MPH program values the input and participation of its stakeholders, including
underrepresented and underserved populations.
Relevance. The MPH program engages in projects and activities that support both the academic mission
of the University of Illinois and efforts to improve the health of communities.
Integrity. The MPH program follows principles of ethics in research, practice, instructional, and
Self-awareness. The MPH program fosters personal growth and genuine understanding of community concerns
by encouraging introspection of personal attitudes, beliefs, and biases.