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Welcome to CSUSM’s Public Health website!

Deborah Kristan

Deborah Kristan, PhD
Interim Director of Public Health
Associate Dean of CEHHS
Master of Public Health (MPH) Program
College of Education, Health & Human Services
California State University San Marcos

Preparing public health practitioners and leaders.

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 engage in community-based participatory research that includes service learning and internships. We invite you join us in your pursuit of a public health career by enrolling in our accelerated program. I look forward to working together to meet your educational and professional goals in the field of public health.