The mission of the UM MPH program is to provide distance-based learning opportunities, supported by scholarship and service activities, to prepare public health practitioners who will use global insight to improve the health of the people of Montana and other rural areas.

We have the chance to build a new kind of cathedral...a virtual cathedral...dedicated to global health.  The tools, organization, and resources are improving.  Will the architects and builders, and managers, and laborers...be equal to the task?   - Dr. William Foege, Senior Fellow with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation