Accreditation and Professional Certifications

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George Mason University is currently accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).  This accreditation covers all graduate and undergraduate programs offered by the University, including the MPH program.  The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) acted at its June 6-8, 2013 meeting to accredit the Master of Public Health Program at George Mason University for a five-year term, extending to July 1, 2018.

A Final Accreditation Report and Final Self Study is available for review. 

Professional Certifications

Professional Certifications in Public Health

Graduates of the MPH program may be eligible to sit for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam, depending on their area of concentration and program of study. Students who wish to become CHES eligible should meet with their advisors early in the program to plan the appropriate courses.

National Board of Public Health Examiners, Credentialing Public Health Leaders