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Master of Public Health Program

The MPH Vision, Mission, Goals and Values

Vision: Be a Leader and Innovator in Public Health.

Mission: To foster interdisciplinary education, scholarly leadership, and public service for community and population health at local, regional, and global levels. 

This multi-faceted mission aligns with the three main aspects of Kansas State University’s land-grant three-fold mission - education, research, and service. As an interdisciplinary graduate program in a land-grant university, the MPH program plays roles in instruction, scholarship, student success, and service roles related to public health, and these principles apply to all members of our program. The MPH Program mission statement is consistent with that of Kansas State University

The MPH Program has four overarching goals aligned with the program vision that describe how our mission will be accomplished in instruction, scholarship, service, and student success in order to advance the field of public health and promote student success.

  • Instruction: Provide excellent interdisciplinary education to all students in public health through current and relevant curricula.
  • Scholarship: Conduct and communicate collaborative research and scholarship in public health.
  • Service: Partner with and support public health practitioners, to enhance community and population health.
  • Student Success: Attract, retain and develop future public health leaders in an inclusive, supportive learning environment and build the public health workforce

Our Statement of Values guides and informs the program and its stakeholders. The MPH Program is an integral part of the entire university setting and adheres to the values communicated in the Kansas State University’s Principles of Community statement.  This statement is located on K-State’s website: http://www.k-state.edu/about/community.html


 Program Summative Reports prepared by OEIE