Program Accreditation


Accreditation by independent accrediting bodies assures high quality educational programs meeting national and international standards of excellence.
Our BSPH, MPH and PhD programs in Public Health are fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Our CEPH recognized programs share a mission and values:
to produce practitioner-scholars and leaders prepared to promote and improve human health across the lifespan; to support the optimal organization and management of healthcare locally, nationally, and internationally; and deliver efficient, effective,and accessible highquality health services, particularly to vulnerable populations.
to value professional and academic integrity and ethics, collegiality,engagement with the community, and responsiveness and innovation in its pursuit of attaining the highest possible standard of health and well-being.
The UNC Charlotte Public Health Programs (BSPH, MPH and PhD) in the Department of Public Health Science was officially awarded a full 7 year re-accreditation until 12/31/2021 by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).


Our MHA program is fully accredited by the

The mission and values of our MHA Program are:

Mission Statement

The UNC Charlotte Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program leverages its position within the Department of Public Health Sciences of North Carolina’s Urban Research University to prepare national and international students to advance the public’s health through competent leadership and management of healthcare organizations and systems.  

We pursue our mission through education, research, and service efforts that:

1. Provide qualified and motivated students from a variety of disciplines, levels of experience, and backgrounds – with a special emphasis on individuals and groups historically underrepresented in graduate education – the knowledge, skills, and abilities to become effective administrators and stewards of a dynamic health and healthcare system;

2. Contribute to the body of knowledge related to the design, organization and delivery, evaluation, and leadership of health and healthcare systems;


3. Apply our expertise to support health leaders and the communities they serve in advancing the public’s health.

Vision Statement

The UNC Charlotte Master of Health Administration program is to be the premier program in developing healthcare leaders who promote healthy people, healthy places, healthy communities by transforming the healthcare environment.

Values Statement

Our program values collaboration, community engagement, diversity, innovation, professionalism, health equity, and social justice.

Last revised: November 2016 

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