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Mission & Values


The mission of the Master of Public Health Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is to promote and protect the health and well-being of the diverse communities throughout Maryland, the nation and the world through interdisciplinary education, research, practice, leadership and public policy. 


The MPH Program adheres to the following set of values: 

  • Excellence 
  • Respect 
  • Leadership 
  • Social justice 
  • Diversity and inclusion 
  • Health equity 
  • Lifelong learning 
  • Discovery 
  • Community engagement and service 
  • Social and public health responsibility and ethics