OSU’s program is grounded in the One-Health initiative promoting research in fields
impacting human health, animal health, and environmental health. The program’s interdisciplinary
education, research, service, and outreach includes the College of Veterinary Medicine
and the Center for Health Sciences.
The OSU MPH program offers a unique opportunity to complete a graduate certificate
in public health. The 15 credit hour graduate certificate in public health can be
completed in one academic calendar year through a range of course offerings including
in-person, hybrid, and online. The certificate emphasizes learning in the five core
competencies of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health,
healthcare administration, and social and behavioral sciences.
REMS 5953 Statistical Methods in Education
HLTH 5323 General Epidemiology
HLTH 5133 Environmental Health
HCA 5013 Survey of Health Care Administration
MPH 5653 Foundations of Public Health Education and Promotion
Admissions Requirements and Deadlines
Be a graduate student at OSU
Meet the admission standards of the Graduate College
Have the equivalent of at least a 3.0/4.0 undergraduate GPA
The MPH faculty is comprised of researchers and practitioners with a wide array of
experience. This includes working within large public health agencies (e.g. county
and state health departments, community-based organizations), administering grant-funded
public health projects, and the like. This experience is brought into the classroom
where our faculty expertise and scholarly work across a variety of areas.
For example,Dr. Jared Taylor’s research interests at the College of Veterinary Medicine are in population medicine/herd health
and the interaction of veterinary medicine and public health. Together, our faculty
and student partner with local community-based organizations, government, and tribal
communities to advance the health of Oklahomans and beyond.