Arnold School of Public Health – Online MPH in Epidemiology


You can make a transformative impact in the world through graduate training in epidemiology.

Enroll in the University of South Carolina’s online MPH in Epidemiology program where you can fast track your public health career in as little as two years.

Why Students are choosing our online MPH program

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Your Future on Your Time

Complete 100% online and asynchronous classes at a part-time or full-time pace, so you can continue balancing life and work responsibilities. No travel to Columbia required.


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Career Placement

Epidemiologists are in high demand and short supply, and our MPH graduates are sought after by federal health agencies, state and local health departments, health systems, private industry, and universities.

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Accredited Programs for Over 40 Years

USC’s Arnold School of Public Health has been accredited for over 40 years, offering high quality degree programs with international recognition.

High Quality Online Instruction

You’ll study the same classes as traditional students and receive the same accessibility and engagement from our instructors without a compromise in quality.

Real World Experiences

You’ll gain invaluable real-world experience in a practice or research environment, in person or online, as part of our innovative applied practice experience.

Kai Cobb

“One thing about our program is that it’s extremely interdisciplinary which I personally loved. My peers took so many different career routes after graduating so I feel like no matter what you want to do after school you will be set up for success.”

– Kai Cobb, Data Research Scientist, MPH ’21

began the career of my dreams after graduation, and I know I would not have had this opportunity without the fine-tuned and focused curriculum, support, and training from the Arnold School of Public Health. “

– Emily Farrell, ORISE Fellow at HRSA, MPH ’23

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Achieve Your Career Goals

Our program will train you to address public health challenges in areas including nutrition, chronic illness, health disparities, cancer, maternal and child health, infectious disease, and more. You’ll explore the patterns and causes of diseases, develop preventive measures, understand how to inform policy decisions, and educate the public. In USC’s online MPH program, you’ll be taught by award-winning faculty and renowned researchers who conduct national research and are some of the most sought-after experts in their field.