- Two-year online program, one campus visit each year
- Interdisciplinary program designed for working professionals
- Hone your learning with the Health Policy and Management Concentration
The need for public health professionals has never been greater
The World Health Organization reports an estimated shortage of 7.2 million workers in this essential field, with that number expected to grow to 12.5 million by 2035. It is estimated that California alone will account for nearly 250,000 of that scarcity.
Learn more about how UC Berkeley’s On-Campus/Online Master of Public Health can prepare you for rapid career growth while making an enormous difference in your community. The online format lets you take advantage of Berkeley quality while you continue working. Study alongside professionals who share your drive to make global health a part of everyday conversation. And with 98% of our students graduating, you have access to a wealth of networking opportunities and career guidance.
Global shortage of public health professionals:
The World Health Organization declared four global health emergencies during the past decade—two, Ebola and Zika, in just the past two years. The rise in disease outbreaks has public health officials across the world grappling with how to formulate more effective responses to such threats.
- The World Health Organization declared four global health emergencies during the past decade—two, Ebola and Zika, in just the past two years. The rise in disease outbreaks has public health officials across the world grappling with how to formulate more effective responses to such threats. With these issues top of mind among public health professionals, we… ... continue reading OOMPH Professor on the State of Global Health
- Five Questions With Graduate Jung Kim OOMPH 2015 graduate Jung Kim Jung Kim is no stranger to public health. Having earned his bachelor’s in public health, it only felt natural to Kim to continue his studies at the top university in the country. A Seattle native, Kim was drawn to OOMPH’s online nature, allowing him… ... continue reading Training Tomorrow’s Physicians
- In 1989, the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme established July 11th as World Population Day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. This year’s theme is “Investing in teenage girls” (source: UN World Population Day). To get a sense of the gravity of this issue, take a look… ... continue reading Population Growing Pains
- With a breadth of experience including stints at infectious disease research labs, manuscript editing and biotech, Kate Bradley’s career exploration led to an interest in applied epidemiology. “I’d done a few field projects in college and really liked being out in the field, close to the subjects of my projects,” Bradley explains. Coupled with a… ... continue reading From Berkeley to London to Peru, OOMPH Graduate Takes Public Health Global