Public health programs receive new accreditation

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

CEPH logo in front of a building

The School of Public Health Sciences is pleased to announce that three of its programs have received accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH): the Bachelor of Public HealthBachelor of Science in Health Sciences and Master of Public Health

The U.S.-based CEPH is the world’s main public health accrediting agency. Accreditation with CEPH ensures that programs remain aligned with internationally recognized public health standards.

“We’re delighted to have received this accreditation,” said Ellen MacEachen, the School’s director. “We have top-notch programs in public health and we’re happy to join other institutions with similar-minded goals.”

CEPH accreditation carries several important benefits, not only for the accredited institution, but for students, employers and the general public. It ensures that educational requirements reflect the current training needs of the profession and helps promote professional mobility and employment opportunities for graduates. It also provides assurance that the curriculum covers essential skills and knowledge needed for today’s work force.