Community Health Concentration

Take a leadership role in population- based disease prevention and health promotion. Earn your Master of Public Health. 

Community Health Concentration

Lead population-based disease prevention and health promotion programs in public and private settings. Focus on a community health concentration for your Master of Public Health (MPH) to gain multi-disciplinary knowledge and skills necessary to plan, implement and evaluate public health programs using the socio-ecologic framework.

Choose the community health concentration if you:

  • Want to promote social justice and equity in health
  • Have experience, education or interest in public health practice or research
  • Value diversity, self-reflection and critical analysis

In this concentration, you’ll develop expertise to:

  • Research community needs
  • Develop policies and promote community-based disease prevention programs
  • Learn through a social-ecological approach
  • Explore how interactions between people and environments affect behavior

Apply online to start your MPH today.

Concentration Requirement

The MPH degree requires 42 total credits. Information is currently being updated. Please contact your faculty advisor.

Contact COPH

College of Population Health

Family Medicine Center
2400 Tucker Ave NE
MSC09 5070

Albuquerque, NM 87131-5267

505-272-4173

coph@salud.unm.edu