explore our concentrations



Interested in data analysis and health trends? Biostatistics might be the right concentration for you!


Environmental Health

Want to learn more about how our surroundings impact our health? Environmental Health might be a good fit for you.



Epidemiology focuses on the study of the distribution and determinants of health in populations and communities.


Population Health Management

Population Health Management focuses on the structure and administration of public health organizations, and the policies that impact health programs.

Campus and Online

Public Health Practice

Public Health Practice is a great option for professionals who are already working in the field, since this concentration builds on the foundations of the five core Public Health areas.

Campus and Online

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Ready to achieve social change? Social and Behavioral Sciences explores the intersection of health, psychological, behavioral, social and cultural factors in individuals, communities and beyond.


Campus MPH

The on-campus MPH program is a two-year, 48-credit program.

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Online MPH

The online MPH Program is a 48-credit program designed for distance students who wish to obtain an MPH without the restrictions of registering for a full-time program.

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Combination degrees

The MPH program participates in a number of combination degree opportunities across campus.


A Message from the Director


My name is Julia Varnes, and I am pleased to have recently been appointed as the MPH Program Director. I am thrilled to have joined such a passionate, hard-working, and diverse group of faculty, staff, and students.

Dr. Julia Varnes, Master of Public Health Program Director

program news

MPH Student Named as Dean’s Ambassador

Category: Student Spotlight

“I hope that the dean’s ambassador program allows me to gain a new professional family with whom I can develop professionally, network and connect…

Dean's Ambassadors

Tyrus Fleetwood Named Recipient of Dr. John J…

Category: Recent News

Last month, Tyrus Fleetwood was named this year’s recipient of the Dr. John J. Benton Endowment Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to…

Benton Award

2020 PHHP Outstanding Alumni Awards

Category: Alumni Spotlight

Congratulations to Frank Bandiera, PhD, MPH (’07), for being recognized as one of the 13 recipients of the College of Public Health & Health…


meet our students and alumni

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student spotlight

Erica Tramuta-Drobnis

An online student, Erica is marrying her experience in veterinary medicine with her passion for public health

Omari Richins Alaska

alumni spotlight

Omari Richins

A 2019 graduate, 2019, Omari was selected as a community health fellow for a one-year fellowship with the Mat-Su Health Foundation in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of Alaska.

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Back to Campus

Spring 2021

Spring 2021 saw the return of some students to campus for Hyflex classes. The University of Florida has also announced plans for in-person graduation ceremonies for spring 2021 graduates.

UF MPH Students