Public Health Program Resources
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
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
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
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
While signs of critical illness can at times be unmistakable, with an elderly man perhaps clutching his chest, clearly in the grip of a heart attack, or suddenly becoming unresponsive as the result of a stroke, sometimes symptoms of life-threatening problems can begin much more subtly.
Food deserts are an immense concern in many areas of the country. However, the government and people interested in helping these communities become healthier are working to alleviate the issues behind their plight.
What is a Food Desert?
The term food desert refers to an area