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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- View the current issue of The Lattice, our Alumni and Friends Newsletter. You may also view past issues through the following links: Fall 2012, Spring, 2011; Spring, 2010; Spring, 2009; Fall, 2007; and Spring, 2006.
- Click the following link to download the August, 2012 CEPH Accreditation Workshop disk.
- Click here to download the MPH Program Brochure
- Download the 2013-2014 Graduate Student Guidebook (pdf).
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
Department (608) 785-8162
FAX (608) 785-6792