Our Master of Public Health online and in-person programs prepare public health leaders through personalized education and mentoring, rigorous research, and active community engagement.

MPH Program Accreditation Update

The MPH program at Loyola University Chicago had its on-site accreditation visit by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) on February 9-10, 2015.


Cliff Li, MPH Allison, Kong, MPH Keeley Lewis, MPH
Thu Nguyen, MPH   Gillian Conrad, MPH



What LUC MPH graduates do after the program

Regulatory Analyst - American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsImplementation Consultant - PerfectServeClinical Trials Research Coordinator - Hines VA Hospital,  Associate- Sg2 Healthcare ConsultingManager- Clinical Studies at Cameron HealthLogistics Planner- AirgasPhysician with a private practice, Dietitian- Cook County WIC ProgramCase Manager - Erie Family Health Center, Research Associate - Hillman Cancer Center, Data Assistant - Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical and Nursing School, PhD. programs


Keeley presented her MPH capstone, Risk for West Nile virus transmission in mosquitoes and humans in Northern Cook County: a spatio-temporal approach, at the 2014 Illinois Mosquito & Vector Control Association and won the Henry Lawicki Student/Intern Competition.

New Research on EXtreme-Distance Running

Dr. Lara Dugas, MPH faculty member, is part of a team studying energy metabolism in extreme-distance runner. Among the key questions she hopes to answer are how does a person's body composition change during sustained endurance activity, and how do total energy expenditure and resting metabolic rate vary across the climates, altitudes and types of terrain the runners will encounter throughout the race. Click here for the Live Science article of the study and here for Loyola's article.