Welcome to the Master of Public Health Student Association

The Master of Public Health Student Association (MaPHSA) at the University of Southern California (USC) is a student-run organization that supports resident and online Master of Public Health (MPH) students academically, professionally, and socially.


MaPHSA’s mission is to promote academic excellence and professional development among USC MPH students, build a strong community among USC MPH students and alumni & support public health initiatives in the local community and beyond


MaPHSA offers a variety of programs and events to meet its mission, including academic support, professional development, & social events


MaPHSA, a vital resource for USC MPH students, empowers them academically, professionally, and personally while fostering a commitment to public health and social justice advocacy

Recent Events & Initiatives

  • Public Health in Action: A weekly seminar series featuring guest speakers from different areas of public health
  • MPH Mentorship Program: A program that pairs current MPH students with experienced alumni mentors
  • Networking Events: MaPHSA hosts regular networking events to help students connect with potential employers and other professionals in the public health field
  • Volunteering Opportunities: MaPHSA partners with a variety of local organizations to provide volunteering opportunities for its members
  • Advocacy: MaPHSA advocates for public health policies that promote the health and well-being of all communities

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