Earn Your Master of Public Health Online

Specialize in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, or Population Health Promotion

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Ranked a Top-25 Public Health School1

Improve Public Health Outcomes and Health Equity

The CEPH-accredited online Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Tufts University School of Medicine addresses public health through a multidisciplinary, evidence-based lens with an emphasis on social justice and equity.

You will emerge from the program empowered to address challenges facing communities everywhere—such as epidemics and pandemics, environmental impacts on health, and health disparities—by applying data analysis or employing behavior change interventions.

New students enrolled in the September 2022 cohort will receive a $10,000 scholarship.

Curriculum Overview


18 credits

Concentration Courses

12 credits


9 credits

Applied Learning Experience Courses

3 credits

Designed for passionate public health advocates, the 42-credit online MPH program can be completed in as few as 20 months and offers two concentration options: Epidemiology and Biostatistics, or Population Health Promotion.

Our graduates are putting their skills to work—100% of our 2019 on-campus graduates who reported outcomes were employed or continued their education within one year of graduation.2

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Concentration

This concentration positions you for a career working with data and designing studies to inform the development or evaluation of public health programs. You will graduate prepared to apply research methodology to public health policy, assess health disparities, and analyze quantitative and qualitative data.

Population Health Promotion Concentration

In this concentration, you’ll learn the science behind behavior change, implementation, and health promotion, giving you the frameworks to succeed in a career planning and implementing evidence-based public health programs and creating effective messaging in order to help improve health outcomes for communities and populations.

Complete an Applied Learning Experience

During the program, you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and contribute to your community through our unique Applied Learning Experience (ALE). In the ALE, you will complete 160 practicum hours working with a preceptor at an outside organization to address an existing public health challenge.

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The Tufts School of Medicine Experience—Delivered Online

The online MPH program takes the same collaborative learning approach as the on-campus programs offered by Tufts University School of Medicine.

Discuss public health challenges in an intuitive online environment, featuring live classes in Zoom and the ability to complete course work anywhere with offline mode.

Receive academic, technical, and career assistance from professors, student support, 24/7 technical support, and Tufts’ career management tool.

Collaborate with well-connected Tufts professors who can introduce you to preceptors for your Applied Learning Experience as well as potential future employers.

Build a Fulfilling Public Health Career

Learn how our online MPH program can prepare you for a career confronting today’s most pressing
public health issues through data and research. Request information today.

1 Best Public Health Schools, ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 2021.
2 Based on 2019 graduates from Tufts University School of Medicine’s on-campus MPH program who reported outcomes via survey or promoted their profession on LinkedIn.