Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health is a joint degree program offered by LSU Shreveport and LSU Health Shreveport and fully accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health. The program is comprised of 42 credit hours which includes a 200-hour applied practical experience (internship).  The curriculum is specifically designed to prepare public health graduate students for careers in a public health setting.

Meet MPH Student Lindsay Michel

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Two Delivery Formats: On-Campus or Online

Students have the opportunity to choose between two delivery formats. Track #1 is comprised of face-to-face, evening courses offered Monday-Thursday and operates on a traditional semester schedule. Track #2 is comprised of 100% online courses offered on a seven week term schedule.

Track 1: Traditional, Face-to-Face 
  • Delivery: Face-to-face, Evening Courses (M-Th)
  • Start Dates: Fall (Aug) & Spring (Jan) 
  • Culminating Project: Integrated Learning Experience OR Master’s Thesis
Track 2: Accelerated, 100% Online
  • Delivery: 100% Online (7 week terms)
  • Start Dates: 6 start dates per year
  • Culminating Project: Integrated Learning Experience 

About the Profession

Program at a Glance

Degree: Master's
Credits: 42 hours
Accreditation: CEPH
Format: Full & Part-time

No GRE score is required for admission


Jill Rush, MD, DrPH, Director
(318) 797-5218 or (318) 813-2905

To check on the status of your application and transcripts, contact the LSUS Office of Admissions and Records at (318) 797-5061 or




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