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Earn your Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree

Saginaw Valley State University offers the region's most flexible online MPH degree at the lowest tuition rates in Michigan. Our 30-credit, online MPH program provides the foundational knowledge public health professionals need to work in the public health field successfully.

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Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Tanika Williams Graduate Admissions CoordinatorMy name is Tanika Williams, MBA, MS, and I am here to help you navigate your path to earning your graduate degree. If you have any questions regarding application requirements use one of the links below or feel free to text me at (989) 461-2050.

MPH Program Coordinators

Christine Noller PortraitChristine Noller, PhD, JD, LLM
Public Health Program Coordinator
Associate Professor of Health Sciences
(989) 964-4016 

Meghan Baruth PortraitMeghan Baruth, PhD
Professor of Health Sciences
(989) 964-4143

A Healthier, Safer Community

You can make your community healthier and safer—in just 24 months. From helping prevent infectious disease spread in the community to ensuring everyone has access to clean drinking water, SVSU Master of Public Health graduates save lives. With hands-on faculty, an intense real-world focus, and a flexible timeline, our program focuses on five core areas of study to give our MPH graduates the skills and knowledge they need to make the world a better, healthier place.


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Accessible Admission

A hands-on program with a real-world focus, SVSU’s MPH program accepts students of all ages with varying levels of experience. A detailed list of requirements makes applying straightforward and simple.

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Online, Flexible, and Relevant

As a 100% online, generalist program, SVSU’s MPH program incorporates current and relevant public health concerns into coursework and allows students to focus their capstone on a public health topic of interest.

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Cost-effective and Competitive

At just 30 credits, SVSU’s MPH program can be completed in just 2 years, making it a convenient and cost-effective graduate degree option, with financial aid and scholarships also available.

Industry Outlook

SVSU's Master of Public Health (MPH) offers working adults a flexible solution for earning a graduate degree from a highly ranked and nationally recognized program.

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*Stats are approximations based on Health Education Specialist, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor. **According to study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).




Graduate Admissions
Wickes Hall 230
(989) 964-6096

Christine L. Noller, JD, LLM
GC 223
(989) 964-4016

Tanika Williams
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
(989) 461-2050