Will you help design a healthier and safer future?
There's never been a more critical time to learn about the power of public health.
With an increasing need for public health initiatives to prevent and protect the community from diseases, the world needs skilled professionals who understand contemporary public health research and practice.
And you don't need a health background to pursue an in-demand career in public health.
Our online Master of Public Health will give you important foundations in systems thinking, epidemiology, policy and research methods. Learn how to gather, interpret and leverage health data to create a healthier society. Understand the fundamental principles of promotion, protection and prevention. Develop your research skills and learn how to influence our health systems.
You'll gain the skills you need to work in health systems around the world. By developing a global and multidisciplinary approach, you'll gain an understanding of public health that can genuinely influence the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.
To apply for La Trobe's Master of Public Health, you'll need a completed application and:
Opportunities for alternate entry include special consideration and advanced standing.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
Graduate ready to work in the sector you choose. You can be confident taking positions in healthcare, community, research and policy with titles like policy, evaluation or health promotion officer, researcher, community development worker and more. The projected job growth rate for health management careers is 18.6% and Payscale reports they earn an average salary of $99,750.