Online Education

The School of Public Health and Health Professions and the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior offer fully accredited online programs. These programs meet your needs for advancing your career on your own time. 

  • The Online MPH is for professionals who want to take their career to the next level through virtual learning and by customizing their program to meet their unique interests and career objectives. You can select from the following degree options:
  • The Advanced Certificate in Public Health is a 16-credit online program that provides foundational training in public health. These 16 credits can be fully applied to the online Individualized Master of Public Health (MPH) program. 

    Seated and hybrid versions of the certificate program are also available.
Get the details!

Contact our Academic and Business Services Coordinator to learn more about the Online MPH.

Faculty Experts

Faculty from the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Faculty are fully equipped with the support they need to provide you with a world-class online education. Whether you are a local professional who needs class time to work with your busy schedule or you are across the country, you'll work with UB faculty who have won awards for their effective and enthusiastic virtual teaching.


Student typing on laptop.

UB is a public institution and its tuition and fees make getting your degree an affordable option. UB offers lower rates for online students, as well as financial aid and scholarships to applicable students.

Points of Pride

Commencement 2022.

UB is a flagship of the State University of New York, designated as a R1 research institution for its rigorous level of research. The School of Public Health and Health Professions is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

Micro-Credential in Eliminating Health Inequities

The Department of Community Health and Health Behavior offers a micro-credential in eliminating health inequities to provide students with the skills they need to combat health disparities in their communities. A micro-credential can work for you in two ways:

  1. as an enrolled student, you can complete the additional requirements to give your resume an added boost in the field of health equity or
  2. as a community member who works in non-profit and for-profit agencies, you can gain portfolio-building experience to get a step ahead with your career objectives. All students enrolled in the micro-credential must have completed an undergraduate degree. 

Learn more about our micro-credential and the application process!