Public Health Program Resources

By: Tara Kole, MPH ‘15

In efforts to protect and promote the health of communities, public health practitioners work to communicate the importance of, and methods associated with, maintaining wellness through presenting ways in which to prevent the spread of illness. Respiratory

What led you to pursue an online MPH at Creighton University?

I decided to pursue my MPH after I completed a year of post-graduate volunteer work at a clinic for the homeless in Washington, DC. During that year I began to recognize that I had a desire to learn more about

There has never been a better time to earn an online master of public health (MPH) degree. The online format allows you to work full time while furthering your education, and thus your career prospects. Jobs in public health continue to grow,1 and with an online MPH degree you will be well

Public health professionals serve a vital role in promoting the health and safety of communities through the development and implementation of health care policies and through educational initiatives.1 If you want to make a difference in improving health without a nursing or medical degree, this

Applying to an online Master of Public Health (MPH) program is an exciting first step towards a rewarding career improving the health of entire communities. Program acceptance is only the beginning, however. You want to succeed and master the course material. As a student attending Creighton

By: David Bowser, MPH

The sphere of public health is wide and ever-evolving. As a professional endeavor, it has a niche for nearly every interest. An English major with a Master’s in Public Health, for example, could serve as a marketing officer for any number of health-centric

By: Travis Hedlund, MPH

Creighton’s online Master of Public Health program provides students all over the world the opportunity to learn and apply valuable skills needed to contribute to the health of society. It does so while being fairly easy to tailor to busy work schedules,

By: Erin Riley, MPH

In graduate school students acquire skills in order to become marketable for employment, and to prepare for a job. Students gain valuable skills during and after completing a Master’s Degree of Public Health, but often supplemental skills are important in

By: Kellie Lucas, MPH ‘15

Preventative medicine seeks to promote health among individuals and communities through the prevention of disease and advancement of wellness. Improving patient care can start long before an individual utilizes any health care facility.  A recent article

The issue of gun-related violence has long been a subject of heated emotional debate in this country. In recent months, it has become an even more widely discussed topic, with tensions rising as voices from different sides (and with opposing views) fight to be heard. Examining gun violence and