Master of Public Health

Discover what it takes to build a reputation as a leader in public health.

Fairleigh Dickinson University is ranked among the best universities in the North region by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2022.


Discover your potential in the health care industry with the online Master of Public Health degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. With four diverse track options guided by educators with years of industry experience, you can receive the education that best supports your personal and professional goals. Choose between the population health in addiction and recovery, health analytics, health policy or our generalist track options and begin developing your own ideas for eliminating health disparities.


  • Social and behavioral determinants of public health
  • Epidemiology
  • Data analysis
  • Biostatistics
  • Management principles
  • Global public health policies


  • Enhance access to health locally and globally
  • Recognize the ethical and social responsibility for providing access to health care, with the goal of minimizing or eliminating health disparities
  • Understand the role of the public health practitioner as a leader and advocate with both a local and global perspective

Through an interactive, online classroom, you’ll begin your master’s in public health online with a selection of core courses followed by a curriculum specific to the professional track of your choice. You’ll receive flexible schedule options, so you can learn at your own pace and complete your degree on your own time. Throughout each semester, you’ll gain hands-on experience working with public health tools through group interactions involving case studies and integrated care groups that focus on interprofessional education.

Courses and Requirements

Earning your master’s in public health online will provide you with the necessary credentials to continue your education with a doctoral degree or advance in your career. You’ll become proficient in key industry topics, including innovative management, global health issues, epidemiology and more.

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Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission into this program, please submit the following:

  • A completed graduate admissions application
  • All official transcripts (must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • Your resume

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Why FDU?

Personalized Learning

Through its small intimate classes and superb faculty, FDU offers students a hands-on approach to learning that caters to individual needs.

A Global Community

Our multi-disciplinary programs reach and connect students across the world.

Academic Excellence

Through our commitment to providing rigorous programs, students at FDU are poised to become the next generation of leaders.

Benefits of Learning Online

Pursuing an online degree means the chance to further your career.

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