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Become a difference maker in your community.

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Your community needs you.


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Distinguished faculty from a variety of disciplines and industries means that you get personalized attention and market specific expertise.

Don't think you have time for your MPH degree? Wingate's program is completely online and offers flexible coursework and scheduling.

MBA coursework is integrated into the Public Health program to ensure students are prepared to tackle both the human and business aspects of public health.

The MPH program is 42 credit-hours offered fully online, with a focus on health education and promotion. You'll be able to complete the degree in as little as two years. Applied and integrative learning experiences are a key part of the curriculum. You’ll engage with Wingate University community partners including health departments, public schools, non-profit organizations, healthcare institutions and more. Inter-professional experiences will help prepare you to work in settings and sectors such as child welfare, education, healthcare and law enforcement. You will also be eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam upon successful graduation.


The vision of Wingate University’s Department of Public Health is to be a vital academic and communal partner that is integral to improving local, national and global health outcomes.


Our mission is to develop knowledgeable and ethical public health professionals committed to addressing the population need for improved health outcomes and overall well-being through education, collaboration, research and community engagement.

Program Goals

To provide a high-quality education facilitating students’ attainment of public health knowledge, skills, concepts, principles and competencies.
To serve to the community by providing public health leadership and partnerships.
To contribute to the overall advancement of public health knowledge and practice.


What does difference-making look like in public health?

One of the fastest-growing careers, public health has become a highly sought degree and specialty. Ranging from data analysis and application to on-the-ground education in communities, a master's degree in public health equips you with the skills and vision to impact communities locally and globally. Start or enhance your career in:

  • Health educator
  • Public health analyst
  • Public health advisor
  • Health program coordinator
  • Program evaluator
  • Research scientist
  • Social service manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Health service directors

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