Public Health Sciences

The School of Public Health offers work leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Public Health, Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science, Master of Healthcare Administration, and Clinician Executive Master of Healthcare Administration. The school also participates in the Medical Scientist Training Program with the College of Medicine leading to a joint MD/PhD degree. Consult the Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science section for information on the MS CTS and the MS CTS joint degree programs. Consult the Master of Healthcare Administration section for information on the MHA and CEMHA programs. Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy students may apply into one of six primary concentrations. Secondary concentrations are also available as noted in parenthesis:

  1. Biostatistics
  2. Community Health Sciencesa
  3. Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (secondary concentrations: Industrial Hygiene: MS students; Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology: MS and PhD students; Occupational Safety: MS students)
  4. Epidemiology (secondary concentrations: Cancer Epidemiology: MS and PhD students; Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology: MS and PhD students)
  5. Health Analytics
  6. Health Policy and Administration (secondary concentration: Public Health Informatics: online MS students only)

Other secondary concentrations include Global Health, which is offered by the School of Public Health and available to all on-site MS students, and interdepartmental concentrations in Gender and Women's Studies, Survey Research Methodology, Violence Studies, and Women's Health, which are available to some MS and PhD students.

The School of Public Health also offers programs leading to the Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health, and participates with other academic units in offering the MBA/MPH, MD/MPH, DVM/MPH, and MSW/MPH joint degree programs; a coordinated JD/MPH with IIT Kent College of Law and a coordinated DC/MPH with National University of Health Sciences. These professional degree programs are not part of the Graduate College.