Community and Public Health
NOTICE: The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at Ohio University is currently an applicant for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). A site visit is scheduled for February 21-22, 2022. Interested individuals are able to provide “third-party comments” to the Council via email at firstname.lastname@example.org up to 30 days prior to the scheduled site visit.
The field of community and public health examines how health issues are affected by social, behavioral and environmental factors. Professionals in community health work to advance health promotion efforts in a variety of international and national organizations, including the World Health Organization (WHO); the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); state and local health departments; community-based organizations; corporate wellness programs; voluntary organizations and healthcare facilities.