MPH Program Gains National Accreditation

The Master of 公共 Health (MPH) program at Bastyr University is now 认证 by the Council on 教育 for 公共 Health (CEPH), the only organization approved by the U.S. Department of 教育 to grant accreditation for public health programs. CEPH approved accreditation of Bastyr University’s MPH program at its June 1-3, 2022 meeting.

“Bastyr University’s Master of 公共 Health program meets the most rigorous criteria for teaching, 研究, and service to our community, “says Bastyr University 总统博士. 德文·伯德. “CEPH Accreditation of our MPH program supports the expansion of community partnerships and collaborations to address health inequities.”

Through the incorporation of real-world projects with community organizations, Bastyr University’s MPH program develops public health professionals with a focus on social justice, health equity, and community health. MPH program 研究生s serve communities with their abilities to assess community needs, 计划, promote and deliver health 教育 and intervention programs, 研究 and evaluate health program outcomes, and as experts in accessing community health resources.

除了, Bastyr University’s MPH program prepares 研究生s for the national Certified Health 教育 Specialist (CHES) exam. Data from alumni demonstrates Bastyr University’s MPH program has a 100% CHES pass rate.

With accreditation Bastyr University MPH 研究生s can expect expanded employment opportunities with:

  • Regional, state, and local public health jurisdictions, and tribal health organizations
  • 学校 systems and universities to design health programs, promote and teach health-focused curriculum
  • Health care networks, 医院, and clinics directing patient and staff 教育, and conducting community outreach
  • Social service and non-profit organizations focused on 研究, population health, 教育, and service in marginalized communities

“Bastyr’s Master of 公共 Health program prepares 研究生s to be innovative and culturally competent providers of evidence-based public health initiatives and policies that prioritize social justice and health equity in our communities,” says Bastyr University Chair of 公共 Health Dr. 罗宾·芬恩.

Bastyr University is an 认证, 非营利组织, private university offering doctoral, 研究生, and under研究生 degrees, with a multidisciplinary curriculum in science-based natural health and medicine. Recognized globally for its rigorous curriculum and strong 研究, Bastyr University has campuses in “肯, Washington and 圣地亚哥加州. Bastyr's faculty educate future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences, with an emphasis on integrating mind, body, 精神, 与自然.