Master of Public Health

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to advance public health knowledge, prevent disease, and promote health and well-being locally and across the globe. Rollins’ Master of Public Health (MPH) program is designed to prepare public health professionals to lead multidisciplinary, cross-industry teams in addressing the most complex social, medical, and economic problems of today—and tomorrow.

At Rollins, you’ll learn from expert faculty in a personalized learning environment that’s designed to maximize engagement and support. Our intimate, discussion-based classes are conveniently offered in the evenings and are designed to prepare you to effectively respond to public health emergencies. By the completion of your degree, you’ll be well prepared to pursue a career in public or preventive medicine, advance your career in the public health sector, or expand your expertise with a doctorate in public health.

Why Rollins?

  1. Top-Ranked Reputation

    Rollins’ ranking as the No. 1 regional university in the South underscores the high-quality experience you can expect on our Winter Park campus and the prestigious weight a Rollins degree carries not only in Orlando but throughout Florida and across the country.

  2. Proven Results

    From prestigious doctoral programs to careers at some of the country’s largest governmental agencies and hospital networks, our graduates are improving the economic, social, and environmental health of communities across the globe.

  3. Global Field Experience

    Through our faculty-led field study in Geneva, Switzerland, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in seminars at the World Health Organization and engage in site visits at organizations such as the United Nations and International Red Cross.

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Did You Know?

The average annual salary for professionals with a public health master’s degree is more than $110,000. Find out how Rollins’ Master of Public Health can help you advance your career and increase your earning power.

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A Multidisciplinary Approach

Students gain a foundation in the five core disciplines of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral health, environmental health, and health administration and policy.

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“The Master of Public Health program at Rollins fully prepared me to respond effectively to the COVID-19 pandemic as an epidemiologist. I valued the faculty’s mentorship and guidance, as they are all accomplished in their respective public health careers. The program also centered on public health in the real world with a focus on collaboration and high-standard performance. Overall, I believe this MPH program is essential to Central Florida’s community health by producing quality public health professionals.”

Cassandra Fonseca ’20MPH

Lead Surveillance Epidemiologist
Florida Department of Health

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Expert Faculty

Representing a diverse array of expertise ranging from infectious diseases to business ethics, our industry-leading faculty members leverage an intimate and experiential learning experience to foster the type of well-rounded perspective that is essential to addressing public health concerns.

Master of Public Health Program

1000 Holt Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789

Telephone: 407.646.2037

Connect with Faculty

  • Allen Johnson

    Allen Johnson, DrPH, MPH

    Associate Professor of Public Health; Director, Master of Public Health Program

    Areas of focus: Chronic disease epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, and health disparities

  • Kathy Rovito

    Kathy Rovito, DrPH, MPH, CHES, CIC

    Lecturer & Director of Community Health

  • Raheleh Mohammadi

    Raheleh Mohammadi

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Health

    Areas of focus: Epidemiology, infectious disease, environmental health, climate change, minority health, and health justice.