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Master of Public Health

Graduate Admission Contact

(440) 826-8012,

Kate Glaser
Director of Admission, Graduate and Professional Studies
(440) 826-8016,

Applications Currently Being Accepted for Fall 2024

Candidates looking to begin their MPH studies in fall 2024 may apply now to the BW MPH program. Applications are reviewed holistically and on a rolling basis, and students are encouraged to apply early.

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MPH Overview

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Boost your career potential with Baldwin Wallace's Master of Public Health (MPH), a unique program in population health promotion and management, offered in partnership with The MetroHealth System.

A Master of Public Health is the core professional degree recognized throughout the world for population health practice in both the public sector and in emerging private sectors. It is a growing field of study with diverse job opportunities.

BW's MPH features a rigorous curriculum rich in applied experiences, research and advanced public health theory. Our graduates have the skills to become population health professionals capable of addressing health disparities with multidisciplinary, evidence-based approaches.

Depending on your interest and career goals, you can concentrate your studies in four specialized areas, all preparing students to meet the demands within the public health sector.

Classes are offered on weekends and meet in person or are fully available online to provide flexibility for working professionals.

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BW's inaugural MPH class graduated in May 2019. Congratulations graduates!

Alumni Success


“I chose BW's MPH program because I was able to work full time while pursuing my master's degree. The classes were on Friday and Saturday which was perfect for my schedule.”

Jackie Buchheister '20

Outcomes & Evaluation Manager

Thrive Peer Support


“I knew my cohort was a good fit by the way we cared for and supported each other. We helped each other not only through homework, but also personal stuff. I made friends for life in this cohort.”

Elodie Nonguierma '20

Health Education Coordinator

The MetroHealth System


“I saw BW's MPH program as an opportunity to advance my career at MetroHealth and develop an educator role within the Latinx, African American and marginalized communities surrounding MetroHealth locations.”

Marielee Santiago '19

Director, Transformative Knowledge & Education

MetroHealth Institute for H.O.P.E.


“Prepare to work hard and grow in ways you would not expect. Ensure you have the support and understanding of friends and family as this program does require some sacrifices. The reward is definitely worth the investment!”

Michael Gutridge '19

Associate Director of Inpatient Pharmacy Operations

The MetroHealth System