MPH in Chronic Disease Prevention & Control

COVID-19 Important Information/Updates CEPH for Public Health:


The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) Master of Public Health (MPH) in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control is an interdisciplinary program offered through the College of Health, Education and Professional Studies. This unique program is dedicated to educating and training future public health professionals to be leaders and innovators committed to combating chronic diseases through an environment rich in learning, community engagement and service. 

Located in the heart of metropolitan Chattanooga, we are escalating efforts to address the growth of chronic diseases in pursuit of creating a healthier, more vibrant community. We are redefining ways to approach public health issues by working across systems to prevent and mitigate the impact of chronic diseases on our society. Whether in the classroom or in the community, we train professionals to promote healthy lifestyles to individuals in diverse communities locally, nationally and globally.

This is a critical time for public health. We seek compassionate, dedicated, aspiring leaders to fulfill this growing workforce. Are you ready to embark on a satisfying and impactful career in public health?

If you are interested in applying for the fall of 2021 or beyond, please fill out the MPH Inquiry Form to be placed on our contact list. 

GRE Waived for Fall 2020 Admission to MPH Program

In an effort to support prospective students during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department and Health and Human Performance will temporarily waive the GRE requirement for students applying to the Master in Public Health (MPH) program at UTC for fall 2020. All other requirements will still need to be met for admission into the MPH program. This waiver does not guarantee admission into the MPH program. For students coming to the MPH program at UTC from countries where English is not the first language, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the Duolingo English Test is required.