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

2021-2022 MPH Outstanding Faculty Advisor

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Dr. Young-Rock Hong was awarded the MPH Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award for 2021-2022. Dr. Hong is an Assistant Professor in the Health…

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2021-2022 MPH Social

Category: Recent News

The MPH program celebrated Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 graduating students. Students were recognized for their many achievements, which…

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MPH Professor Earns Diversity Award

Category: Recent News

Sarah McKune, PhD, a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Global Health, was one of the professors awarded the 2022…


meet our students and alumni

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student spotlight

Sarah Erickson

An MPH student in the SBS concentration, Sarah is completing her internship with the International Rescue Committee's (IRC) New Roots Program in Phoenix, AZ.

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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Celebrating 21-22 MPH Graduates!

Congratulations to all of the Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022 MPH graduates!

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