GW Public Health Online Overview

The Online Master’s Programs From One of the Nation’s Top Schools of Public Health1

Offered by the renowned Milken Institute School of Public Health (SPH) at the George Washington University, GW Public Health Online programs are innovative, online master’s programs designed for aspiring leaders in public health, health administration and health informatics.

Our programs deliver a unique blend of live, online classes hosted in a face-to-face virtual classroom; curriculum designed and taught by distinguished GW faculty; real-world, practical learning experiences; and lifelong connections to both the GW community and accomplished peers from around the world.

GW Public Health Online offers the following programs: 

  • MPH@GW: Master of Public Health
  • MHA@GW: Master of Health Administration
  • HealthInformatics@GW: Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics

The Milken Institute School of Public Health

Strong communities are the foundation of public health, and the Milken Institute SPH is committed to the outreach, service, training and research efforts necessary to build them. Through rigorous academics and a unique blend of online and on-campus learning, the school aims to directly affect the well-being of the world’s people. Through educational programs, research initiatives and a service-driven mission, the school is committed to empowering underserved populations and advancing the health of communities around the globe.


The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University and the MPH@GW program are fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs outside schools of public health.

Accreditation by CEPH ensures that Master of Public Health (MPH) programs consistently provide high quality education that includes opportunities for collaboration and innovation for future public health professionals.

The online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program, HealthInformatics@GW, is seeking accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Our Mission

The Milken Institute SPH is committed to excellence in scholarship to advance the health of the populations of our local, national and global communities.

Our mission is to provide the best public health educational experience, incorporating our core values of scholarship, leadership, scientific rigor, policy analysis and training to foster the next generation of thought leaders, practitioners, policymakers and scientists who will transform public health worldwide, especially for underserved and poor populations.

As complex, global health challenges continue to threaten our well-being and future, the Milken Institute SPH will be pre-eminent in training tomorrow’s leaders in the fields of public health and health care. We aspire to become one of the top five private schools of public health in the world.

Take the Next Step

If you are ready to advance your career in public health with an online MPH from GW, request more information today.

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