Master of Public Health - MPH

Duration: Two Years
This MPH is a full-time two-year course conducted in the scenic hill station of Shillong, capital of the state of Meghalaya. Shillong is the educational hub of Northeast India, drawing students from the eight states of the region and from all over India. It is part of the Eastern Himalayas biodiversity hotspot and offers unmatched opportunities for wildlife enthusiasts and nature adventure. The tribal tapestry of the region provides a deep diversity for learning and research, and for rich cultural experiences. The MPH course will attempt to prepare a competent cadre of professionals who have a basic understanding of the various aspects of public health and are able to successfully apply this knowledge towards meeting public health challenges in the Indian context. The state of Meghalaya has sanctioned posts for state and district level epidemiologists in the Department of Health & Family Welfare. Students will be registered with Martin Luther Christian University (MLCU) and the degree will be conferred by the University.

PhD courses are also offered, for more information please email

Short courses/workshops to be held:

  • Qualitative Methods
  • Study Design
  • Statistical Software (Stata & R)

Key contact person:

Dr. Rajiv Sarkar
IIPH- Shillong
Ph: +91-3642592014