University of Minnesota
Discover Public Health at the University of Minnesota -- one of the top schools of public health in the country, a distinction that reflects our firm commitment to academic and research excellence.
Centers for Public Health Education & Outreach


CPHEO supports initiatives that advance the University of Minnesota’s mission of research, education and outreach. We accomplish this by coordinating and disseminating research; providing high-quality online and face-to-face courses for students, working professionals, and the community at large; and working with both internal and external partners to bridge the academic and public health practice communities.

Ultimately, CPHEO promotes lifelong learning by:

Engaging public health communities: We develop partnerships with public health agencies and organizations, building a network of academic and practice professionals who can effectively respond to critical public health issues.

Preparing public health leaders for lifelong practice: We work to expand public health professionals’ access to new discoveries.

Creating a work environment that is stable, innovative, creative, nimble and responsive: We collaborate with academic and practice professionals to identify and respond to existing learning needs and to proactively create new learning opportunities.

Highlights from 2011-12

  • Total federal funding for the training and research centers was approximately $2.8 million
  • U-SEEE PERL served 15,971 participants through a total of 63 educational opportunities
  • MCLPH served 33,451 participants through 77 academic credit and/or continuing education programs
  • MCOHS held 95 courses in the past year with a total of 4,480 participants


  • © 2015 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy