Master of Public Health

A nationally-accredited master’s degree in public health focused on social justice community health education.

MPH Program Overview

As a student in the public health program, you’ll make a difference in the community as you work to promote health equity and social justice. This program equips you with the skills and knowledge required to address all factors –biological, social and environmental – necessary to help solve community health problems. 

Our faculty are well-connected in the local community, meaning that you will have the opportunity to work on actual public health initiatives within Washington State.  

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Program Length

2 years, full time

Credentials Earned



$600/credit hour (average)

Master of Public Health Program Highlights

Evening Course Format


Self-reported CHES Pass Rate

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) Accredited

MPH Degree Program Details

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with an average GPA of 3.0 or higher. 
  • Completion of an introductory course in statistics or biostatistics with a grade of B or better within the last seven years. 



Bastyr accepts graduate and undergraduate transfer credits earned at accredited colleges and universities. Learn what you need to make this process go smoothly.

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  • Become certified as a Community Health Education Specialist 
  • Work as a public health and community health educational professional 
  • Work in organizations such as local health districts, state departments of health, nonprofit community agencies, government agencies, hospitals and other health care settings, school districts and university settings 
  • Public health educator 
  • Population health/chronic disease management specialist 
  • Epidemiologist 
  • Biostatistician 
  • Research coordinator 
  • Monitoring/surveillance specialist 
  • Policy analyst 
  • Program evaluator 
  • Health program manager 
  • Community outreach worker 
  • Learn to apply human rights, health equity, and social justice principles to public health problems