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The Master of Public Health program prepares students for a successful career as public health professionals. Students are prepared to work side-by-side with community healthcare teams for promoting public health education, service, and research.  We also offer a BS Health Promotion / Master of Public Health 4+1 program

Full-time students working towards a graduate degree in public health, are eligible for a 30% tuition-only scholarship applied to the full tuition rate.

Program Highlights

  • MPH students may choose to pursue one of three specialty tracks -- Epidemiology, Community Health Education or Generalist.
  • The MPH degree is comprised of competency areas that include biostatistics, epidemiology, health services administration, health education/behavioral science, and environmental health.
  • Students complete a practicum, which provides real-world applications of their training and builds experience working directly with public health professionals.
  • Daemen’s learning environment provides an individualized and personal approach to learning with an exceptionally favorable student-to-instructor ratio.
  • A later afternoon/evening design and a portion of the curriculum in a hybrid or online format is geared toward the working student. 
  • This 45 credit program can be completed in a full-time format in approximately 16-21 months or a part-time format is also possible.
  • Preparation is grounded in a curriculum that promotes excellence in public health education, community health service, research, and advocacy for the profession.
  • View printable information sheet

MPH Course Curriculum 

Additional Information

MPH Student Travels to Uganda

Daemen College student Lumeshwar Kumar gained valuable real-world experience that blended his undergraduate and graduate studies as a participant in a two-month public health project in rural Uganda. READ MORE

Alumni Spotlight- Kayla Deth

Many times over the past two years I have thought to myself, ‘I don’t know if I’ll ever have another job in my lifetime that I love as much as I love this one.’ What started as a 3-month practicum in 2016 was followed by a two-year commitment volunteering in a very poor area in the Dominican Republic. READ MORE

For more information, contact Brian Wrotniak at or call 716-839-8298.

Thank You for Your Interest in the Public Health Program