Graduate Program in Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is a professional degree offered by Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in collaboration with Old Dominion University (ODU). The Program prepares indidviduals for careers in pulbic health, incorporating knowledge and skills that can be utilized in healthcare management, population-based research, and the practice of community-based public health.

Students specialize in one of four tracks:

  • Epidemiology 
  • Global Environmental Health
  • Health Management and Policy
  • Health Promotion

In Fall 2015, the Graduate Program in Public Health will offer three new graduate certificates! Select the link below to learn more about these certificates.


The Graduate Program in Public Health has been fully accredited since 2000 by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). This accreditation was renewed in 2012 for seven years. The State Council on Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) approved the Program in 1999. The Program is also a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). To request a copy of the CEPH accreditation report or final self-study please call the MPH Program at 757-446-6120.

This website reflects current program information, including admissions criteria and curricula.  Information is subject to change.


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EVMS School of Health Professions
Open House

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lester Hall, 651 Colley Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23507

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