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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is expanding the online portfolio with Noodle to include master's degrees in public health

"Public health affects all of our lives," says Thankam S. Sunil, chair of the Department of Health. "Earning an online Master of Public Health will give students the tools to advance science-based solutions to address many of the most pressing concerns of today and tomorrow locally and globally. The MPH online is designed for people from a variety of backgrounds who wish to obtain a degree that can be used to improve lives and build healthy communities. "

"We share a passion and commitment to improving the health and well-being of diverse communities by preparing tomorrow's workforce," says MPH program director Kathy Brown . "Public health is everywhere, and by going online, we now have the opportunity to bring the excellence of UT MPH to those who cannot come to us."

The MPH joins the newly announced Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Programs with a concentration in Applied Studies, a suite of online degrees at Haslam College of Business, and also future online graduate programs. UT continues to provide its recognized educational opportunities to adult students for whom it is not feasible to attend classes on campus.

"The need for and interest in public health has exploded during the pandemic," says Noodle CEO John Katzman . "The University of Tennessee, Knoxville will find a prepared audience of current and future public health leaders by putting their MPH online, and Noodle is excited to help launch and scale this program."

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Chancellor Where Plowman recently shared his vision for the future and promised that the state's flagship university would be an "institution of courage – to take risks, care and lead ". Plowman cited the University's response to COVID-19: move 300,000 credit hours online just days in advance.

About the University of Tennessee
The The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is the state's flagship research university, a campus chosen by outstanding college students and a world-class graduate institution. As a land-grant university with an enrollment of over 30,000, the institution fulfills its mission of access through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. For more than 225 years, volunteers have been lighting the way for others, in Tennessee and around the world.

About Noodle
Noodle creates great online products for agile programs that elevate teaching and technology across the campus. Since January 2019 Noodle has launched nearly as many online programs with elite US universities as all of our competitors combined. Our network of universities, higher education leaders, providers, and students drive innovation and efficiency in learning design, marketing, recruiting, technology, student and faculty support, and clinical placement. For more information, visit and follow us on LinkedIn at and Twitter @NoodleEducation.

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