Essential Service 8 – Assure Workforce Competence

Assure a competent public and personal health care workforce


Learning resource for professionals who protect the public’s health. Quickly find and register for many courses.

New Hampshire Institute for Local Public Health Practice

The NH Institute for Local Public Health Practice at the Manchester Health Department provides public health training courses to augment professional education through the development of leadership and practical skills for local public health staff and others throughout the region.

The University of New Hampshire’s Masters of Public Health degree

College of Health and Human Services offers an interdisciplinary curriculum leading to the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) or a Public Health Certificate.

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Masters of Public Health degree

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H) degree is a 12 month public health degree program designed to provide graduates with the academic knowledge and skill sets to make an impact in evidence-based public health care practice and research.

New England Alliance for Public Health Workforce Development

The Alliance is a regional public health training center funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The Alliance exists to promote and facilitate collaborative education and training among academic, local, state and regional public health agencies to enhance the quality of public health services, especially for underserved areas and populations in the region.

Public Health Foundation

Tools for assessing public health workforce capacity.

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce

Helping the public health workforce find and use information effectively to improve and protect the public’s health.