Professional Development

The following are resources available to assist you in your professional development endeavors. Additionally, MPHA offers periodic webinars and our fall conference to members of the Maine public health community.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
Partners is a website containing links for certification, credentialing, education, conferences, fellowships, training and competencies.

Partnership for 21st Century Skills
The Partnership organization advocates for 21st century readiness for all students.

Careers in Public Health.Net

Online Public Health Degrees.Net

Public Health Online
A listing of public health degrees, fields of study and resources.

Maine Public Health Association Webinar Series
MPHA members have free access to regular webinars throughout the year centered on providing resources and information pertinent to key public health issues and professional development opportunities.

Education

Guide to MPH programs throughout the Country

Health Administration Degrees

Association of Schools of Public Health

Certification in Public Health

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing

Council on Education for Public Health

Association of Schools of Public Health
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is the voice of accredited public health education, representing member schools and programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH),

Certification in Public Health
The Certification in Public Health exam was created to standardize public health knowledge and skills across all public health disciplines.

National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
NCHEC is the governing body that provides credentialing for health education specialty (CHES, MCHES).

Council on Education for Public Health
CEPH works to provide accreditation to public health schools and programs.

The following institutions in Maine provide Public Health degrees/classes:

Master of Public Health Schools Online only:

Networking

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Forums
APHA’s Annual Meeting is one of the largest gatherings of public health professionals. Online forums offer year-round collaboration opportunities.

Maine Public Health Association Fall Conference
MPHA’s Fall Conference held in October each year, is the largest public health gathering in Maine, providing nationally recognized speakers, break out sessions and networking opportunities.

Public Health Forum
The Public Health Forum is a new online forum which includes a wide range of discussion topics.

Public Health Information Network Forum
The PHIN is a network of online forums dedicated to to supporting open dialogue on a range of public health issues.