In the School of Public Health, we educate students who are called to serve populations by tackling issues that affect health and well-being. Through dynamic and innovative curriculum, we prepare professionals to enter interprofessional teams ready to promote healthy behaviors, improve communities and deliver health care to all.

Doctor of Public Health

Samford University's Doctor of Public Health is designed for individuals who are called to serve as the next generation of leaders in our public health workforce. Through this doctoral program, students develop a broad understanding of public health through the integration of multiple disciplines and the ability to apply scientific findings to address complex problems of public health policy and practice.

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Master of Healthcare Administration

This online graduate degree is designed to provide mastery in communication, leadership, professionalism, business knowledge and healthcare systems competencies as well as a competitive edge in project management and quality improvement. Students have the flexibility to work full-time while pursuing a graduate education.

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Master of Public Health

The need for public health professions is overwhelming and growing annually. Samford's online Master of Public Health will prepare you through a multidisciplinary approach, applying the latest scientific knowledge to build solutions to some of the greatest threats to human health.

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Master of Science in Health Informatics & Analytics

Samford's online Master of Science in health informatics & analytics provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, build, analyze and run the digital foundations of modern health care. The degree combines a rigorous set of health informatics courses with the patient-centered values.

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Master of Science in Nutrition

Samford's online Master of Science in nutrition program provides advanced training in nutrition and prepares students and dietitians for positions in health care, community, education, research and leadership in nutrition programs.

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Master of Social Work

Samford’s Master of Social Work program is a distinctively Christian learning community that prepares graduates for lives of ethical and competent service as social workers who promote healing, wholeness and reconciliation. The academically rigorous program develops mastery of the core knowledge, values and skills of the social work profession.

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Joint Degrees

Master’s Degree with a Dietetic Internship