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Master of Public Health



Program Mission

The mission of the MPH program is to develop effective public health policy makers, leaders, and practitioners through education, practice, research and service to advance the public's health, especially rural or underserved communities.


Program Vision

The vision of the MPH program is to be a leading program in developing public health policy makers, leaders, and practitioners who will provide leadership for their organizations communities, state, and nation based on a strong commitment to ethics, integrity, service and the practice of public health's core functions of assessment, policy development and assurance.  
 The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is accredited by the Council on Education of Public Health (CEPH). This accreditation attests to the quality of an educational program that prepares our students for entry into public health professions.  The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health is also consistently ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top 25 Graduate Programs in the nation. We continue to pursue a level of excellence surpassing accreditation standards.