Master of Public Health
The Master of Public Health degree (M.P.H.) is designed for experienced health professionals who wish to extend their analytic and investigative abilities. The
M.P.H. with a major
in epidemiology focuses on application of epidemiologic skills in a public health setting, while the
M.P.H. with a major in biostatistics emphasizes statistical
Master of Science in Public Health
The Master of Science
in Public Health (M.S.P.H.) degree is designed for those who wish to acquire
skills necessary for doing research in public health. The M.S.P.H. with a major
in epidemiology focuses on development of basic research skills for the study
of correlates and determinants of disease and other health conditions. The M.S.P.H.
with a major in biostatistics prepares researchers to apply statistical techniques
to health problems and issues.
The Doctor of Philosophy
(Ph.D.) is an advanced graduate degree for those who intend to pursue teaching
and research careers. The major objective of the Ph.D. degree
in Epidemiology is to prepare an individual to pursue original epidemiologic
investigation of diseases and develop novel methodological approaches. The major
objective of the Ph.D. program in Biostatistics is to prepare
an individual to develop and apply biostatistical principles and methods to public
The Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) degree with concentration in Biostatistics is an advanced degree for experienced health professionals. The major objectives of the
Dr.P.H. program are to prepare
practicing professionals in the application of research methods and provide them with
a broad knowledge base for solving public health problems.