Master of Public Health

The MPH Program at Northeastern State University strives to increase awareness and promote the implementation of effective strategies to improve health outcomes through specialized preparation and training.


Why get an online MPH at NSU?

  • The NSU MPH is a workforce development degree meeting the needs of public health employment with a predicted growth of 13% through 2029, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • We offer two options for the MPH: 1) Global Health, and 2) Public Health Leadership
  • All courses are asynchronous, allowing for more flexibility for the working individual
  • Courses focus on rural and underserved populations
  • Cohorts begin each spring and fall semester
  • Full-time students can earn an MPH in as little as 18 months
  • Individuals from neighboring states pay instate tuition plus $1
  • Students gain valuable hands-on experience working with community members in their community through an in-person practicum.


Core courses provide a solid foundation of knowledge in the field of public health and include:

Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health Interventions, Applied Research Methods, Program Evaluation for Public Health Practice, and Healthcare Policy and Ethical Leadership

Dr. Wendi Middleton, CHES

MPH Program Director
Gregg Wadley College of Science and Health Professions
Northeastern State University - Muskogee Campus
2400 W. Shawnee St.
Administration Building 186