2019 Most Affordable Online Public Health Degrees

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This list highlights the 25 most affordable online colleges that offer public health degrees in 2019. Annual tuition ranges from a low rate of $6,368 at the University of the Cumberlands to $15,655 at University of Alabama at Birmingham. The average annual tuition on this list is $11,555. Arizona State University offers online degrees such as a BA in Global Health, a BS in Community Health and a BS in Health Sciences (Healthy Lifestyles Coaching) at an annual tuition of $10,104.

You can read more about our ranked schools below or browse our 2019 rankings of the most affordable online master's in public health programs. View our methodology or learn more about SR Education Group.

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  • Annual Tuition: $6,368
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Community and Environmental Health; Mental Health; Nutrition; Public Health Administration; Social Policy Analysis; Substance Abuse
  • Annual Tuition: $6,840
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 99%
  • Example Classes:
    Biostatistics for Public Health; Chronic Disease & Public Health; Community Health Education Methods; Environmental and Occupational Health; Environmental Public Health; Gender Issues in Health; Global Health; Infectious Diseases in Public Health; Nutrition for Health; Public Health Interventions
  • Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Disaster Health Management; Emergency Management Health and Medical Issues; Ethical Issues in Public Health; Foundations of Nutrition; Health Economics and Finance; Healthcare: Moral Issues; Leadership & Motivation; Public Health in America; Quarantine; Wellness: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Annual Tuition: $8,391
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 94%
  • Example Classes:
    Disease Vector Control .; Environmental Health & Safety; Hazardous Incident Management; Soil Morphology & Sewage Systems; Solid & Hazardous Waste Management; Water Quality Management
  • Annual Tuition: $9,262
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Example Classes:
    Community Health; Environmental Health; Immigrant and Refugee Health; Income, Social Status, and Health; Public Health Data Analysis; The School Health Program

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Example Classes:
    Biological Concepts for Public Health; Biostatistics; Ethical and Legal Considerations of Healthcare; Evaluation Methods in Public Health; Health Policy and Management; Healthcare Delivery Systems; Population-Based Epidemiology; Principles of Environmental Health; Program Planning and Evaluation for Public Health; Programming Planning in Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $10,104
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Example Classes:
    Assessing Needs, Assets and Capacity for Health Education; Changing Health Behaviors; Clinical Health Care Ethics; Environmental Community Health; Human Pathophysiology; Program Development and Management for Community Health
  • Annual Tuition: $10,201
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Example Classes:
    Alcohol & Drug Use in Diverse Populations; Drugs and Behavior; Global Health; Health Literacy and Culture Care; International Health Systems; Major Issues in Health and Human Services; Native Americans & Substance Use & Abuse; Patient Safety - Quality Improvement; Promotion of Health and Prevention of Disability; Public Health and Native American Communities
  • Annual Tuition: $10,532
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes:
    Conflict Resolution and Negotiation; Diversity and Cross Cultural Management; Drug Abuse, Crime and Society; Human Behavior and Personal Adjustment; Public Relations and Publicity; Racial and Cultural Minorities
  • Annual Tuition: $10,633
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Aging; Behavior Disorders in Children and Adolescents; Cognitive Development; Family and Society; Moral Development; Physiological and Pharmaceutical Aspects of Alcohol and Drugs
  • Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 97%
  • Example Classes:
    Alcohol & Drugs: Prevention; Health & Fitness for Life; Male Adolescent Development; Outdoor Activity & Lifetime Wellness; Physical Activity & Disease Prevention; Program Planning
  • Annual Tuition: $11,160
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Health and Health Promotion; Communicable and Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology; Communicable Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases; Compliance and Risk Management in Healthcare Settings; Food Safety and Hygiene; Global Health and Health Disparities; Health Policy and Politics; Health Promotion, Marketing and Social Communications; Public Health Emergency Preparedness; Public Health Genomics and Informatics

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,550
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: 96%
  • Example Classes:
    Environmental and Occupational Health Regulations and Standards; Fundamentals of Environmental and Occupational Health; Health Care Delivery Systems; Health Care Finance; Health Promotion, Program Planning, Design and Evaluation; Perspectives in Community Health Education; Public Health Law and Policy; Strategic Planning and Sustainability of Health Programs
  • Annual Tuition: $11,670
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Example Classes:
    Critical Issues; Cultural Issues in Health Promotion and Education; Finance & Budgeting in Healthcare; Health Ethics and the Law; Health Promotion and Education Methods; Healthcare Marketing; Program Planning and Evaluation; Public & Community Health Administration; Social Marketing for Health Populations; The U.S. Health Delivery System
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 60%
  • Example Classes:
    Ethical Leadership; Food Defense; Food Processing; Foodborne Microorganisms; Human Anatomy and Physiology; Leading Organizational Change
  • Annual Tuition: $12,690
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health; Environmental and Occupational Health; Global Health; Health Policy and Management; Introduction to Counseling Theory; Pharmacy Fundamentals; Professional Communication; Professional Ethics and Leadership; Psychology of Abnormal Behavior; Public Health and Epidemiology

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,927
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Example Classes:
    Biological Basis of Public Health; Community Health; Environmental Health; Health and Aging; Healthy Lifestyles; Human Anatomy and Physiology; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Communication and Informatics; Responding to Emergencies; Substance Abuse Services
  • Annual Tuition: $13,260
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Epidemiology and Disease Control; Foundation of Health Communication; Healthcare Delivery and Organization; Legal and Ethical Issues in Public Health; Management and Administration of Public Health Systems; Principles of Genetics

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Children, Teens, and Death; Discussion and Small Group Interaction; Interreligious and Interfaith Dialogue; Law and the Helping Professionals; Poverty and Community Health; Understanding Bereavement
  • Annual Tuition: $14,250
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Behavioral Science; Communication Skills for Health & Human Service Personnel; Contemporary Issues, Trends, Health Law Ethics in Health & Human Services; Cultural Awareness in the Human Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Health & Human Services Culture: The Helping Relationship; Principles of Biostatistics; Principles of Epidemiology; Research Methods in Health & Human Services; Social & Biological Determinants of Public Health

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  • Annual Tuition: $14,258
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Agents of Mass Casualty; Crisis Management in Public Health; Elements of Urban Environmental Health Practices; Human Sexuality; Management Skills for Health Professionals; Multicultural Health
  • Annual Tuition: $14,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Example Classes:
    Abnormal Psychology; Comparative Healthcare Systems; Epidemiology; Health Policy, Ethics and the Law; Sociology of Aging; Workshop in Acquiring Social Research Skills

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  • Annual Tuition: $14,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Health Care Economics; Health Care Marketing; Health Care Policies; Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care; Managerial Epidemiology and Decision Making in Health Care; Strategic Planning and Leadership in Health Care
  • Annual Tuition: $15,300
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Health and Social Environment; Critical Issues in Public Health; Environmental Health; Ethics and Health Care; Health Care Delivery Systems; Health Disparities; Health Education and Promotion for Diverse Communities; Planning and Evaluating Health Programs; Program Planning and Evaluation for Public Health; Special Issues in Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $15,655
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 58%
  • Example Classes:
    Assessing & Managing Environmental Risks; Community Mobilization in Human Services; Ethics and Policy in Human Services; Finance for Health Professionals; Fundamentals Of Air & Water Pollution; Health Economics and Public Health Policy; Health Insurance & Managed Care; Human Sexuality; Intervention Strategies for Health Education/Promotion; Mental Health, Stress Management & Wellness Promotion
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