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

A Gator Goes to Columbus

Category: Alumni Spotlight

Emilia Sykes (MPH ’11, JD ’11) was recently recognized by the University of Florida as one of the 2021 40 Gators Under 40. Ms. Sykes was elected to…

UF MPH Alumni

Alum Jane Benton Appointed to Board of Directors

Category: Alumni Spotlight

Jane Benton, MD, MPH Dr. Jane Benton, MPH ’12, has recently been appointed to the Space Coast Health Foundation Board of Directors. Dr. Benton is…

UF Mph Alumni

MPH Exemplary Student Award

Category: Recent News

Melanie Hechavarria recently received the MPH Exemplary Student Award for demonstrating exceptional performance during her time in the MPH program…

MPH Exemplary Student Award

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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