Master of Public Health (MPH)

The Master in Public Health enables you to improve the well-being of communities, prevent illness and be at the forefront of a rapidly evolving field that touches all populations. Populations also conceive ingenious solutions to complex health challenges.

TAUs Masters of Public Health program equips students to protect and enhance the well-being of global populations. Students learn to tackle the challenging issues that affect communities, collaborate with people across sectors, and educate and create awareness about best practices to lead healthy lifestyles.

With an MPH degree, be qualified to investigate and analyze data, influence public policies, study and monitor health risks, and research various health aspects.

Our Master of Public Health course is a holistic program that encompasses core disciplines, enabling students to meet the requirements of professional accreditation standards in public health.

The Public Health Masters programs offer wide-ranging specializations which allow you to customize your learning to suit your interests with experiential learning to boost your professional career in public health practice or to pursue a career in academics.

TAU’s acclaimed Master in Public Health course is taught by expert mentors from various disciplines, like epidemiology, statistics, health data science, public health, global health, psychology, sociology, philosophy, economics, and management. The student community encompasses an eclectic mix of individuals from various clinical, non-clinical, professional, and cultural backgrounds.


2 Years


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health or Health-Related Professions Such as Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Environmental Health, and Bio-Medical Sciences
  • Bachelors Qualifications Such as Social Work, Demography, and Health Education May Also Be Considered.

Structure of the Program

Subjects Credits
Introduction to Public Health Practice 4
Epidemiology 4
Biostatistics 4
Capstone Project I 2
Environmental Health 4
Public Health Policy 4
Social and Behavioural Health 4
Capstone Project II 2
Research Methodology 4
Occupational Health 4
Public Health Nutrition 4
Global health and Disaster Management 4
Project work 16
Total credits 60

What Do You Gain?

Texila American University empowers students to develop innovative solutions to complex health challenges, including chronic and communicable diseases, obesity, and food insecurity, health care quality and costs and their impact on health. With our flexible online MPH degree program, we prepare students to understand, analyse and lay the ground work for a healthier tomorrow.

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Why Choose Us?

Texila American University is the best private university that offers quality higher education in the public health domain. Our degrees are respected and recognized worldwide, and we offer affordable costs and excellent support services for international students as well.

Career Opportunity

Graduates of our program have huge opportunities in

  • Public Health Specialist
  • Head of Public Health Intelligence
  • Health Partnership Programme Manager
  • Health Promotion Campaign Manager
  • Epidemiologist; Health Data Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Public Health Advisor
  • Health Protection Specialist
  • Public Health Screening Coordinator
  • Vascular Prevention Programme Coordinator
  • Health Improvement Practitioner
  • Public Health Specialist: Healthy Living
  • Lecturer in Public Health
  • Profession Developments

Faculty and Support

At Texila, we take pride in providing quality higher education backed by experienced, international faculty and world-class support.


Our faculty members come from international backgrounds and are committed to ensuring that your period of study with us is successful. With a prime focus on timely and constructive feedback, we ensure continuous academic development.

Student Mentors

Our faculty mentors are experts in dissertation research and delivery and they are specifically assigned to help you seamlessly navigate your academic experience.

Academic Advisors

With the supervision and guidance of our academic advisors, you will be able to make the right choices regarding both your major and minor subjects.

Academic Head

Our experienced academic heads provide expert guidance to our students to ensure that their period of study is smooth and effortless. They provide guidance in all subject matters and can be reached either through emails or telephone calls.

Online Resources

We understand that academic resources are a key aspect to succeeding in your doctoral program, and keeping this is mind, we ensure that our online resources are always up to date and of the highest quality.


Our e-journals are published periodically and is accessible to all our students. Since 2012, we have developed an extensive collection of journals that will be extremely useful for your thesis and dissertation research and planning.

Thesis/Dissertation Support

A successful dissertation requires both extensive research and planning. With the help of our dissertation and academic planning tools, you will be able to identify focus areas and successfully create noteworthy research papers and dissertations.

Further Study Opportunities

Upon graduating from the Master of Public Health program, one can opt to upgrade their academic knowledge by pursuing a Ph.D. in Public Health.



Hear From Our Students


What backgrounds do MPH students at TAU Z have?

One of the greatest strengths of public health is that it is based on many sciences and its students and practitioners come from a variety of backgrounds. At TAU Z, you will study with doctors, nurses, social workers, and many others. When you join us, an exciting mix of students will enrich every one of your public health courses.

Who are the faculties of MPH at TAU Z?

Our faculty members bring rich educational backgrounds and field experiences to their teaching and mentoring roles. All of them have been trained at excellent institutions, and each of them is actively involved in cutting-edge research on critical public health problems.

What is special about TAU Z public health program?

There are many public health options for you to consider. But graduate studies are not limited to a series of courses and requirements. At TAU Z, we believe that our students should have opportunities to explore public health from every angle. We have a webinar series in contemporary public health issues, which features state-of-the-art presentations by experts in important and emerging topics.

How accessible are the faculty to the students?

Faculties are there to support students through their MPH journey to discuss academic issues. Students will also have an opportunity to interact more closely with faculty through their Learning Management System platform

How to decide that MPH program is suitable for me?

It is strongly recommended that students hold a bachelor's or higher degree in health sciences, life sciences, social sciences.

What are the Career Aspects of MPH upon completion at TAU Z?

Nutrition Consultant, Social and Behavioral Health Marketer, Bio-statistician, Community outreach advocate in an inner-city HIV/AIDS clinic, Corporate health promotion department Health officer, Occupational health and safety specialist, Environmental health specialist, Public health educator, Public health information officer Public health analyst, Public health policy coordinator, Global health professional, Research analyst, Health policy adviser, Epidemiologist, Community health worker

What is the Pattern & Mode of delivery of MPH Program?

Our MPH Program is Online Blended Learning mode through the Learning Management System (LMS) platform and TAU Z follows Block Pattern

How is TAU Z different from Other Public Health Schools?

1. TAU Z delivers the program through its Learning Management system and encourage students to complete assessments & lectures via online without any residency classes 2. Pedagogy meets with current diseases making our students Ready from Day 1. 3. Our Infrastructure is at par with the best in Zambia 4. TAU Z has attracted international students & Faculty within SADC regions giving you a truly International Experience

How TAU Z helps students build their profile to take on the world as young leaders and entrepreneurs?

1. Earn While You Learn – Students get an opportunity to contribute to the school and earn in the process. 2. Students get hands on business, Leadership, Organisation and entrepreneurial experience 3. Helps students to implement the best decisions in critical business situations. 4. The students will be able to foster sound fiscal practices through analysis of financial statements and establishment of accounting procedures to ensure effective managerial decision making. 5. Case studies, Book reviews and Article reviews help the students to develop their learning ability by enhancing their knowledge. 6. Capstone projects and Research work would enhance the student’s knowledge regarding the real time scenarios of business across the globe

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