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Why the YSPH Executive MPH?

This unique online MPH program is designed from the ground up for working professionals. It’s an innovative, cohort-based, two-year hybrid program that blends the convenience of online education and real-time discussion with intensive onsite training in management and leadership skills on the Yale campus. For over 100 years, the Yale School of Public Health has been a leader in public health education, research, and training. In providing world-renowned faculty in a collaborative learning community with a personalized focus on you, YSPH delivers an invaluable, powerful, relationship-building educational experience. Our Online Executive Master of Public Health (EMPH) program combines opportunities for career advancement with a passion for leading transformative change in public health solutions.
  • Faculty

    Distinguished Yale faculty, including two members of the National Academy of Medicine, the former dean of the school, two department chairs, and winners of the school’s teaching and mentoring awards.
  • Leadership

    Management and leadership training is an explicit part of the curriculum, both through onsite intensives and focused online courses.
  • Community

    We utilize cohort-based learning—you start and end as a group—and we work actively to create a learning community, so you learn from each other and develop relationships during your time in the program and beyond.
  • Quality

    Courses are developed by a team of university specialists in online teaching and learning and produced in a professional broadcast studio.
  • Focus

    Our focus is you—as an individual, learner, and working professional. The school prides itself on individual attention; a tradition we continue in the Executive MPH.
  • Yale

    You will come to Yale three times for our five-day intensives, experiencing first-hand a global leader in education and research. You may also take courses at Yale to meet your elective requirements.


Yale School of Public Health

At the Yale School of Public Health, our optimal size, inclusive community, and culture of cross-disciplinary collaboration connect students, world-class faculty, and ideas from virtually every field — within our school, across Yale University, and beyond academia — to create innovative solutions to the world’s public health challenges. Bring your experience, ambition, and ideas to YSPH, and discover what you can make of them.

We offer several MPH, MS and PhD degrees. MPH students can add interdisciplinary concentrations such as Global Health, Public Health Modeling, Climate Change and Health, and U.S. Health Justice. A unique hybrid executive MPH program with a focus on leadership is also offered for working professionals. 

The passion of you. The promise of Yale. That’s what will change public health.