Master of Public Health

Program Mission

The mission of the MPH program is to develop effective public health policymakers, leaders, and practitioners through education, practice, research, and service to advance the public's health, especially rural or underserved communities.

Program Vision

The vision of the MPH program is to be a leading program in developing public health policymakers, leaders, and practitioners who will provide leadership for their organizations, communities, state, and nation based on a strong commitment to ethics, integrity, service and the practice of public health's core functions of assessment, policy development and assurance.  
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is accredited by the Council on Education of Public Health (CEPH). This accreditation attests to the quality of an educational program that prepares our students for entry into public health professions. The Texas A&M School of Public Health is also consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top Graduate Programs in the nation. We continue to pursue a level of excellence surpassing accreditation standards.    


As a constituent of Texas A&M University, the values of the Master of Public Health Program follow the Texas A&M University core values. The Master of Public Health Program faculty, staff, and current and former students are expected to abide by these values as they are central to our commitment to the Master of Public Health Program’s mission and vision.

Respect – We reflect friendliness, caring, support, confidence, value for others, and a positive attitude.

Excellence – We commit to work effort and outcomes that exceed expectations wherever and whenever possible.

Leadership – With confidence and experience, we become leaders through learning to listen,
developing and practicing leadership skills, and becoming someone others choose to follow.

Loyalty – We belong to something greater than ourselves through unity, compassion, and

Integrity – The Aggie Code of Honor, “An Aggie does not lie, cheat or steal, or tolerate those
who do,” is at the heart of every Aggie.

Selfless Service – We are servant leaders who continuously advance care for everyone,
especially for underserved populations.

These values are important to the Master of Public Health Program because they are enduring
and serve as standards to guide our actions, behaviors, and decisions now and in the future.

Gig 'em!