2019 Most Affordable Online MPH Programs

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Distance students can obtain online master's degrees in public health for under $14,000 per year at these affordable colleges. Ranked #1 on the list is Northern Illinois University, at only $5,355. The university offers a general public health program as well as concentrations in Health Promotion and Health Services Management. Nova Southeastern University, ranked #21, offers one different degree options including a Master of Arts in Gerontology - Public Health, for $12,621 per year.

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

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  • Annual Tuition: $5,355
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,936
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral and Social Aspects of Public Health; Biostatistics in Public Health; Community Health Planning; Principles and Methods of Epidemiology; Problems and Issues in Environmental Health; Public Health Informatics
  • Annual Tuition: $6,840
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 211
  • 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

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  • Annual Tuition: $7,644
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,644
  • Example Classes:
    Biostatistics; Current Issues in Nutrition and Wellness; Fitness and Health Promotion; Integration of Spirituality in Healthcare; Principles of Health Behavior; Vegetarian Nutrition and Disease Prevention
  • Annual Tuition: $8,218
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,773
  • Example Classes:
    Environmental Health; Health Care Marketing; Health Care Organizational Behavior and Human Resources; Health Law and Ethics; Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,235
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,166
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $8,400
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC and DEAC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 8,961
  • 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

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  • Annual Tuition: $8,694
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,469
  • Example Classes:
    Analytical Epidemiology; Community Health Education; Economics for Policy Analysis; Environmental Risk Assessment; Epidemiology of Infectious and Chronic Diseases; Public Health in the Political Arena
  • Annual Tuition: $9,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 573
  • Example Classes:
    Cultural and Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Health; Environmental Health; Health Behavior and Change; Health Promotion, Program Planning, Design and Evaluation; Health Through the Life Span
  • Annual Tuition: $9,180
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,748
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $9,225
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 6,664
  • Example Classes:
    Communicable Disease Epidemiology; Nutritional Epidemiology; Public Health and Childhood Obesity; Public Health and Diabetes; Public Health Emergency Management; Violence as a Public Health Problem
  • Annual Tuition: $9,468
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,654
  • Example Classes:
    Environmental Health; Maternal and Child Nutrition; Nutrition and Aging; Parasitology; Rural Health Policies and Education; Women and Children's Health

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,468
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 2,538
  • 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

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,598
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 28,176
  • Example Classes:
    Economics and Decision Making in Health Care; Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health; Learning to Lead in Public Health Settings: Personal and Team Development; Management of Health Service Organizations; Social and Behavioral Foundations in Public Health; Social Determinants of Health Equity

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  • Annual Tuition: $9,980
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 7,362
  • Example Classes:
    Developing and Evaluating Global Public Health Programs; Health Care in the United States; Health Promotion Campaign Successes and Failures; Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health; Mental Health Policy; Public Policy Processes and Strategies
  • Annual Tuition: $11,250
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,050
  • Example Classes:
    Design of Community Health Programs and Interventions; Environmental Determinants of Health; Evaluation of Community Health Programs; Population Health and Community Organizing; Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health; Strategic Health and Human Services Leadership

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  • Annual Tuition: $11,610
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 3,361
  • Example Classes:
    Behavioral Health and Social Environment; Critical Issues in Public Health; Environmental Health; Ethics and Health Care; Health Care Delivery Systems; Health Disparities
  • Annual Tuition: $12,000
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,722
  • Example Classes:
    Community Organization and Health Promotion; Computational Public Health Statistics; Environmental Health; Health Services Organization; Multicultural Communication for Health Professionals; Principles and Skills of Health Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $12,024
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 788
  • Example Classes:
    Environmental Policy / Environmental Justice; Human Resources Management for Public Service; Information Technology Management for Public Service; Law, Ethics and Decision Making in the Public Sector; Municipal Finance; Organizational Management in Public Service
  • Annual Tuition: $12,495
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,239
  • 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

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,496
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,529
  • 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
  • Annual Tuition: $12,621
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 17,330
  • Example Classes:
    All Hazards Preparedness; Community Health Project; Culture, Ethnicity, and Health; Global Health; Public Health Issues of the Elderly; Substance Abuse: Prevention and Intervention

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,663
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 4,118
  • Example Classes:
    Biostatistical Methods I; Environmental Health I; Epidemiology in Public Health; Foundations of Public Health; Health Policy and Organization of Health Service; Social and Behavioral Sciences Principles

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,810
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 1,321
  • Example Classes:
    Biostatistics in Public Health; Environmental Health Sciences in Public Health; Epidemiology in Public Health; Health Behavior & Health Promotion in Public Health; Health Services Administration & Management in Public Health; Public Health Concepts

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,020
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC WSCUC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 5,491
  • 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

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  • Annual Tuition: $13,090
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 258
  • Example Classes:
    Bioethics: Theory, Application, and Decision-Making; Epidemiology in Public Health; Health Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation; Health Systems Administration and Management; Healthcare to Diverse Populations; Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health

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