Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) - NIU - College of Health & Human Sciences

Public Health

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

The M.P.H. program prepares professionals for leadership positions in public health and health-related agencies. Students may specialize in health promotion or health services management. A generalist focus is also available for qualified health care and certified health educator professionals who do not wish to specialize.

The M.P.H. with a health promotion specialization prepares students to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (C.H.E.S.) examination given by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. Students who complete the M.P.H. with a specialization in health services management are eligible to take the Illinois Nursing Home Administrators Licensing Examination, if certain electives have been completed.

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