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Welcome to CSUSM’s Public Health website!

Christina Holub

Christina Holub, PhD, MPH
Interim Director of Public Health
Master of Public Health (MPH) Program
College of Education, Health & Human Services
California State University San Marcos

Welcome to the California State University San Marcos Master of Public Health (MPH) program. Our program is dedicated to building a diverse professional workforce that will meet the 21st century public health needs of our local and global community. To that end, we are proud to offer a curriculum that addresses health disparities, embraces diversity, reinforces the practice of cultural competence and calls upon our students to gain community-engaged public health experience, through research, service learning and internships. We offer two concentrations: Health Promotion & Education and Global Health. We invite you to join us by enrolling in our accelerated program. I look forward to working with you to meet your educational and professional goals in the field of public health.

Mission, Vision and Value

Mission Statement

To enhance wellness and reduce health disparities through community-based interventions and practice by preparing culturally responsive professionals engaged locally and abroad.

Vision Statement

Attainment of health equity through our public health efforts in California, our nation and our world.

Value Statement

The MPH Program’s core values include:

Accountability. Answers to the community in conducting evidence-based practice and research while training prepared and active public health practitioners.
Community. Dedicated to the service, teamwork, and partnership that strengthens our community as it struggles with modern health problems.
Diversity. Embraces and promotes the diversity of our students, faculty and staff.
Excellence. Committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Integrity. Follows the principles of ethics in research, practice, instructional, and administrative activities.
Inclusivity. Values the input, participation, and perspectives of our community stakeholders.
Relevance. Active participant in projects supporting the mission of the CSUSM and improving the welfare of our community.