Mission and Goals
The Mission of the NDSU MPH Program is to promote health and well-being in diverse populations with an emphasis on American Indian and other underserved populations by providing educational, practical, and research opportunities for public health professionals. The program’s goals address instruction, research, service, and leadership:
Goal 1. Instruction. The MPH program will prepare public health graduates with a sound knowledge and skills base in public health.
Goal 2. Research. The MPH program will engage in high-quality research that leads to advances in public health.
Goal 3. Service. The MPH program will provide service through community engagement and collaboration to meet the public health needs of North Dakota and the Northern Plains.
Goal 4. Leadership. The MPH program will build capacity of the existing public health workforce and act as a catalyst for leadership development, continuing education, diversity, and innovation among the public health workforce.