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MPH Core Competency Model

MPH Core Competency Model

While superseded  in 2016 by the Council on Education for Public Health’s D1. MPH and DrPH Foundational Public Health Knowledge and D2. MPH Foundational Competencies, ASPPH’s Master of Public Health core competencies, identified by national consensus in 2006, are still a relevant resource and guide for educators, administrators, and students. These competencies set a baseline for skills that master students should be competent in upon graduation. The MPH Core Competency Model includes competencies  in the five traditional core areas of public health and seven interdisciplinary/cross-cutting areas and applies to students upon graduation from a CEPH-accredited school or program of public health:

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