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Mission, Vision and Value

Mission Statement

The mission of the Master of Public Health Program (MPH) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is to contribute to the building of a diverse professional workforce well prepared to meet the health needs of our 21st Century communities in our global environments.  Trained with a focus on community engagement, service learning and research opportunities, our graduates will possess the knowledge and critical thinking skills to address and solve public health issues facing California, our nation and our world.

Vision Statement

The California State University of San Marcos Master of Public Health Program will strive to be a thriving public health program known for its academic excellence, innovative and scholarly research, community-based experiential and service learning to communities, and collaborative efforts to promote diversity, wellness, and health information dissemination.

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.