Welcome to the Master of Public Health in Community Health Education Program

The Master of Public Health in Community Health Education (MPH-CHE) prepares health and human service professionals to work in various settings where community health education approaches are employed to improve health and well being. This practitioner-oriented program addresses behavioral theory, communication and motivational processes, community intervention strategies, and evaluation procedures for community health promotion and primary prevention.

The first degree of its kind in the UW System, the MPH-CHE has had ongoing accreditation by the national Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 1992. It was ranked 6th in the Nation in the 2004 US News and World Report of the Best U.S. Graduate Programs in Community Health.

Preliminary Re-accreditation Self-Study for Review and Comment

The MPH and BS-CHE programs at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse are undergoing review by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for national re-accreditation.  As a part of the review process, interested University and community members have the opportunity to review and comment on the preliminary Self-Study documents. Comments can be sent to the Council on Education for Public Health, 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220, Sliver Spring, MD 20910-5600.  If there are any questions about the process, please contact: Dr. Gary D. Gilmore, Professor and Director, Graduate Community Health/Public Health Programs, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse: ggilmore@uwlax.edu.

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CEPH Accredited

For additional information please contact:

Dr. Gary D. Gilmore
Professor and Director, Graduate Community Health Programs
Office: Mitchell Hall Room 201
Phone: (608) 785-8163
ggilmore@uwlax.edu

Department (608) 785-8162
FAX (608) 785-6792