Online MPH Student Success.


Student Support Team

From the Online MPH Launch to Convocation, the Student Support Team is here to ensure you have the best possible online learning experience!

Learning Facilitators

Learning Facilitators (LF) serve as subject matter experts for each module, and they are available to help you with all course related material. They will communicate with you on a regular basis about your coursework, hold office hours, and be available for one-on-one meetings. If you have questions for your Learning Facilitator, contact the email account for the module you are enrolled in.

Student Success Specialists

Student Success Specialists support your student experience throughout the program. Success Specialists serve as program advisors, share best practices for learning online, suggest ways to engage in the program community and will help connect you with university resources to support your success. Contact a Success Specialist at with any questions.

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors work with faculty, staff, and administrators to share program feedback, assist in hosting online webinars, and serve as representatives of the program to prospective students. Learn more about the Spring 2024 cohort of Student Ambassadors!

Learning Management System

Online MPH courses are delivered through Boston University’s Blackboard Ultra learning management system. In Blackboard Ultra you will find your course content, assignments, course announcements, grade book, and direct access to the other platforms related to your assignments. *A student must be enrolled and registered for courses to access Blackboard Ultra.


Meet Your Student Support Team Live Sessions (Module 0, Orientation)

Module 0 is asynchronous and self-paced. There are Live Sessions with your Student Support team each month when you will have an opportunity to meet the program Learning Facilitator, Student Success Specialist, and current students to ask questions. Visit the links below to register for a Live session with your Student Support team!

Fall 2024: New Dates Coming Soon!



Boston University Handshake assists students with job searches, career resources and career development. Use this tool to network, make connections, and find jobs. Use your BU login to access Handshake and complete your profile and resume so recruiters can contact you directly. They may send targeted messages regarding job openings, upcoming events and personalized opportunities. Please find below a few helpful links to get you started:

Zoom Backgrounds

Download backgrounds specially curated for OL MPH students to use during meetings, office hours, or live sessions.