UM Ranks Among Top Online Master of Public Health Programs

June 01, 2017

MISSOULA – The University of Montana’s Master of Public Health program recently was recognized as one of the 30 best online programs by The Best Schools, an online resource empowering users to make informed education decisions.

UM was ranked No. 25 on the list based on the quality of the program, the types of courses offered, the faculty, awards, rankings and reputation – including UM’s reputation for effectively providing online degree programs.

"We are excited and honored to be ranked by The Best Schools, as it recognizes the excellence provided by our faculty and staff, as well as the high quality and dedication of our students," said Tony Ward, professor and chair of the school. "We look forward to improving our rankings in future years."

For a detailed explanation of the methodology used for the ranking, visit The full listing of “Online MPH degrees: The 30 Best Master of Public Health Degrees” can be found at

For more information on UM’s School of Public and Community Health Sciences, visit  

Contact: Tony Ward, professor and chair, UM School of Public and Community Health Sciences, 406-243-4092,