Illini Union

Community Health:

Master of Public Health

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Assess community needs. Develop innovative solutions. Implement impactful programs and policies. Focus on prevention. Build stronger, healthier communities.


The Master of Public Health degree can be earned jointly with the PhD degree in:

  • Community Health
  • Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Nutritional Science
  • Social Work

In the joint program, up to 12 hours of coursework may be applied to both degrees, and the degrees are conferred simultaneously at the completion of the program.

Electives from PhD departmental list may be met by MPH core courses. Additionally, the fourth MPH concentration course and elective course may be met by PhD core courses.

Students enrolled in the joint degree program must meet with academic advisors from both the programs to determine the exact plan of study throughout the joint degree program.

Contact Information

  • MPH Program
  • Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
  • 1206 S. Fourth Street
  • Champaign, IL 61820
  • Phone: 217-300-0330
  • Email:

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