Eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity for diverse populations in local and global communities while attaining the highest level of health for all individuals and groups – especially our most vulnerable and at-risk.
The MSU Master of Public Health program aims to advance the public’s health through practice-infused instruction, research, and community partnerships that promote the attainment of health equity for all individuals, groups, and communities.
- Innovation and academic excellence: a commitment to continual improvement through ongoing, critical evaluation of our program, regular assessment of student needs, and the development of a responsive and quality online curriculum, scholarship, and service.
- Health equity and diversity: a dedication to respect human differences and advance health equity by treating all people equitably and addressing the underlying social determinants of health.
- Community partnership: a promise to partner with communities and develop collaborative community-based solutions to advance health equity.
- Leadership development: A responsibility to develop a diverse public health workforce by equipping them with essential leadership skills to improve health in all communities.
- Global impact: a commitment to integrate public health skills and knowledge into evidence-based practice, policymaking, and advocacy both locally and globally.
- To cultivate a talented and diverse community of faculty members, students, and network of alumni.
- To foster a learning and working environment that is inclusive and encourages the free and respectful expression of ideas, opinions, and beliefs.
- To deliver a high-quality curriculum that is practice-infused and addresses issues related to health disparities and health equity.
- To generate scholarship that informs public health programs, policies, and practices that strive to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity.
- To support health equity through activities that engage communities, including workforce development and research collaboration.