The obstacles faced by healthcare providers
and patients in rural areas are vastly different from those in urban areas.
Economic, educational, and cultural differences all converge and foster health
Saint Francis University is working to address
these rural health needs by offering a 100% online Master of Public Health
(MPH) degree beginning in the fall 2019.
The 42-credit online program prepares graduate
candidates to become public health leaders in rural health through advocacy,
communications, education, and research.
program prepares students to work with local, regional, and national health
care organizations in disease prevention through program evaluation and
implementation. As a Franciscan University, our students are committed to touching
the world in a positive way,” said MPH Program Director, Dr. Theresa Horner.
The ease of entry and completion for the
online program appeals to the working student and professionals. The program is
collaborative and incorporates current graduate course offerings from across
the School of Health Science and Education.
Enrollment is now open. Learn more or enroll
Online Degree Options
Master of Public Health degree is one of four newly
offered degree options at Saint Francis University that will prepare students
to meet the needs of the ever-changing health care and education career
landscape. They include:
Family (Individual Across the Lifespan) Nurse Practitioner (FNP) degree is designed for the working registered nurse who is seeking education
and clinical skills as a Family Nurse Practitioner in a program that is a mix
of in-person and online.
Post-Master’s Certificate that is designed for the
student who has already earned a master’s degree in nursing and is seeking to
become a family nurse practitioner.
online Master of Special Education degree. This
curriculum provides students with the knowledge and understanding to succeed in
all facets of special education, from implementing curricula to meeting
individual needs of students with disabilities at an advanced level.
Learn more about the many graduate degree
options at Saint Francis University.
Graduate Degrees & Programs