Public Health (Master of Public Health)


To earn the Master of Public Health degree at Creighton University, you must complete 44 credits:

Core Courses (22 credits)

  • Writing for Graduate Students
  • Organization and Management of Public Health Services
  • Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Introduction to Community Based Participatory Research
  • Public Health Ethics


Concentration Courses (15 credits)

Choose between one of the following concentrations:

  • Health Policy and Ethics Concentration
    • Scholarly Reading and Writing
    • Health Policy and Ethics
    • Research Ethics
    • Law and Healthcare Ethics
    • Social and Cultural Contexts of Healthcare
  • Healthcare Management Concentration
    • Managing Healthcare Organizations
    • Health Communication and Informatics
    • Healthcare Economics and Finance
    • Health Planning and Marketing
    • Public Health Leadership


Practice Experience and Capstone (7 credits)

  • Pre-Practicum Preparation
  • Practice Experience
  • Capstone


Goals of the program along with a full course listing can be found in Creighton’s course catalog.


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Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application & $50 application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement. See application for specific requirements.
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons other than friends or family members who can speak to your performance in an academic or professional setting


A personal interview may be requested in addition to the above requirements. The interview may be conducted in-person or virtually.

International applicants

International applicants must meet English language proficiency requirements.​

Tuition & Scholarships

Financial Aid
To help make your graduate studies at Creighton University more affordable, we encourage you to apply for financial assistance, as well as for graduate student scholarships and fellowships. Here’s how to apply for financial assistance.


Learn more:
Tuition and Fees
Financial Aid
Scholarships offered by the University
Scholarships offered by third parties

For questions about financial aid, contact:
gpfinaid [at] creighton [dot] edu

Important Dates & Deadlines

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January December 1
May April 1

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