MPH Programs online

Public health programs online: Master of Public Health (MPH) / Master of Science in Public Health (MSc. Public Health)

Updated: 2021

Deciding to pursue higher education is exciting and the possibilities are endless. Considering you are on this website, we’ll assume that you have narrowed down your interest to the field of Public Health! The Master of Public Health (MPH) or Master of Science in Public health (MSc. Public Health) degrees are offered online at a number of universities around the world. Online programs offer great flexibility for students who may need it (i.e. working full-time, access to an institution in another city or country). 

We at PH SPOT know how difficult it is to compare all of the available online programs and then decide on the top ones to apply to (been there, done that). So, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to do the preliminary research for you and develop this handy dandy downloadable tool!

Access the list of
public health programs to pursue online

This tool compares 40 Master of Public Health (MPH)/Master of Science (MSc.) in Public Health programs across 18 different variables. This is the tool you need to get started on your application.

Tips: How to decide which MPH programs to apply to

  1. Narrow down the list of online programs based on attributes that are important to you, such as length of program, practicum options, the country the institution is based in, or cost. (The preliminary research on each program is available in our tool – download it here.)
  2. Reach out and chat with at least one alumni from each program to understand what it’s like to be a student in the program.
  3. Use the tool we developed for you and add additional columns to capture notes from alumni (and perhaps your own research). Be sure to track everything you discover about the program.
  4. Based on the attributes most important to you and the budget you’ve set aside for grad school applications, decide which programs you’d like to apply to.
  5. Start looking into the application process!

Good luck!


Tool Sneak Peek: Public health programs to pursue online

This is a condensed summary of the program list that is available for download. Additional information such as admission requirements, cost of the program and much more valuable information are available for you in the tool.

ContinentCountryCity/TownUniversityAward GrantedTime options (full-time, part-time)
AfricaCentral African RepublicBanguiEuclid UniversityMaster of Public HealthNot Referenced
AfricaSouth AfricaJohannesburgUniversity of JohannesburgMaster of Public HealthBoth
EuropeCyprusNicosiaUniversity of NicosiaMaster of Public HealthBoth
EuropeCyprusLarnacaUnicaf University / University of SuffolkM.Sc. Public HealthNot Referenced
EuropeEnglandLondonImperial College LondonMaster of Public HealthPart-time
EuropeEnglandLondonKing’s College LondonM.Sc. Public HealthPart-time
EuropeEnglandLondonBrunel University LondonM.Sc. Public Health and Health PromotionBoth
EuropeEnglandLondonQueen Mary University of LondonM.Sc. Global Public HealthPart-time
EuropeEnglandLondonLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineM.Sc. Public HealthBoth
EuropeEnglandHatfieldUniversity of HertfordshireMaster of Public HealthBoth
EuropeEnglandLondonUniversity of LondonM.Sc. Public HealthPart-time
EuropeEnglandManchesterUniversity of ManchesterMaster of Public HealthBoth
EuropeEnglandLondonUniversity of DerbyMaster of Public HealthPart-time
EuropeEnglandLeedsLeeds Beckett UniversityM.Sc. Public Health – Health PromotionBoth
EuropeEnglandWolverhampton CityUniversity of WolverhamptonMaster of Public HealthPart-time
EuropeIrelandCorkUniversity College CorkMaster of Public HealthPart-time
EuropeNetherlandsWageningenWageningen UniversityM.Sc. Nutritional Epidemiology & Public HealthPart-time
EuropeScotlandEdinburghUniversity of EdinburghMaster of Public HealthBoth
EuropeScotlandGlasgowUniversity of GlasgowMaster of Public HealthPart-time
EuropeScotlandAberdeenUniversity of AberdeenMaster of Public HealthPart-time
EuropeScotlandStirlingUniversity of StirlingMaster of Public HealthPart-time
North AmericaCanadaVictoriaUniversity of VictoriaMaster of Public HealthBoth
North AmericaCanadaSaskatoonUniversity of SaskatchewanMaster of Public HealthBoth
North AmericaCanadaSt. CatharinesBrock UniversityMaster of Public HealthBoth
North AmericaCanadaWaterlooUniversity of WaterlooMaster of Public HealthBoth
North AmericaCanadaThunder BayLakehead UniversityMaster of Public HealthBoth
North AmericaCanadaSt. John’sMemorial UniversityMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaPerthThe University of Western AustraliaMaster of Public HealthPart-time
OceaniaAustraliaAdelaideTorrens University AustraliaMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaWollongongUniversity of WollongongMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaHobartUniversity of TasmaniaMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaRockhamptonCQUniversityMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaMelbourneDeakin UniversityMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaKensingtonUniversity of New South WalesMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaSydneyThe University of SydneyMaster of Public HealthBoth
OceaniaAustraliaPerthCurtin UniversityMaster of Public HealthFull-time
OceaniaNew ZealandPalmerston NorthMassey UniversityMaster of Public HealthBoth
United KingdomEnglandColchesterUniversity of EssexMaster of Public HealthPart-time
West IndiesGrenadaTrue BlueSt. George’s UniversityMaster of Public HealthFull-time
West IndiesGuyanaMauritiusTexila American UniversityMaster of Public HealthFull-time

Access the list of
public health programs to pursue online

This tool compares 40 Master of Public Health (MPH)/Master of Science (MSc.) in Public Health programs across 18 different variables. This is the tool you need to get started on your application.

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