CEOMPH Mission

Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health (CEOMPH) program is to prepare current and future professionals through accredited education, research, and service to improve the health of communities in eastern Ohio and beyond. The mission is accomplished through collaboration among its partner universities and agencies. (Approved 11/25/2014)


    • Improving the quality of life and health of the entire community.

    • Engaging in collaborative behavior that models as well as educates.

    • Achieving student excellence through applying evidence-based and/or best practices.

    • Fostering leadership, accountability, and ethical behavior.

    • Protecting the environment through education and being a role model.

    • Advancing inclusiveness.

    • Committing to lifelong learning. (Approved 11/25/2014)


Globally-oriented leaders, educators, and practitioners engaged in their community and responsive to the public health needs at the regional, national, and international levels. (Approved 11/25/2014)

Diversity Statement

Perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures contribute to the diversity of the CEOMPH community. The program recognizes the rich dimensions each individual contributes to the education, research, and service mission. CEOMPH promotes the value of differences and inclusion through interactions among its students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders. Finally, the program energizes the supports all who seek to promote the importance of health and quality of life as human rights. (Approved 11/25/2014)

Program Goals

    • Goal: Administration--To enhance the CEOMPH's overall capacity by providing programming that facilitates student, faculty, and staff success, incorporating community considerations.

    • Goal: Education--To educate public health students and professionals to improve health and well-being in their communities and succeed in their careers.

    • Goal: Research--To advance interdisciplinary research on environmental, social, and individual determinants of health.

    • Goal: Service--To promote effective public health practice through collaboration with communities and service activities. (Approved 11/25/2014)