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Pursue a degree in public health at one of the top-ranked schools of public health in the country. With a rigorous Michigan Public Health education that includes engaging learning opportunities with top faculty, access to innovative laboratory and field settings, and community-based and entrepreneurial training, you’ll prepare for a career of positive, transformative change. Our graduates join a community of 18,000 alumni and enter the world ready to address our biggest public health challenges.

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US Surgeon General addresses graduating Class of 2023

Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the US Surgeon General, addressed the University of Michigan School of Public Health graduating Class of 2023 during commencement on April 27 at Hill Auditorium. As the vice admiral of the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Murthy commands a uniformed service of more than 6,000 public health officers. He shared his experience and lessons he has learned while serving the most underserved and vulnerable populations in the United States.

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Public Health IDEAS

Michigan Public Health is uniquely positioned at the epicenter of research, resources, and expertise to rise to the challenge and address some of the world’s most pressing problems. That is why we launched Public Health IDEAS—which represents Interdisciplinary Discovery, Engagement + Actions for Society—to increase collaboration and advance research and engagement in key areas of public health to achieve meaningful, lasting impact.

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Reaffirming partnerships with Pan-Asia institutions

Representatives from the University of Michigan School of Public Health visited southeast Asia in May 2023, for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, to reconnect with collaborators, reaffirm partnerships and connect with alumni living abroad.

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Michigan Public Health named a top 5 public health school

The University of Michigan School of Public Health has been ranked #5 in U.S. News and World Report ’s list of Best Public Health Schools. The school also ranks in the top 5 in five new specialty rankings and #3 among Health Care Management programs.


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October 4: 2023 AUCC Graduate School Fair

Connect with Michigan Public Health at the 2023 AUCC Graduate School Fair.

Degrees Designed for Impact

At Michigan Public Health, we educate and train tomorrow’s public health leaders. Our students work at the forefront of the public health field as they study, grow, and serve communities local and global. Explore our degree offerings, careers in public health, and life in Ann Arbor, and learn more about our inclusive, passionate community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Engaged Learning

Chenxi Sun, MPH ’20, was among a group of students who completed a 40-hour HAZWOPER—Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response—training program at the Michigan State Police's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Center.

Student Snapshots

Class of 2023! Class of 2023!
Student speaker Reem Fawaz’s speech inspires the crowd.Student speaker Reem Fawaz’s speech inspires the crowd.
US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy shares his wisdom.US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy shares his wisdom.
Online MPH student Lacey Adams' first time on campus.Online MPH student Lacey Adams' first time on campus.
Dean Bowman salutes our grads.Dean Bowman salutes our grads.
Catherine Garber, MPH is all smiles.Catherine Garber, MPH is all smiles.
📷 with Dean Bowman & Dr. Murthy.📷 with Dean Bowman & Dr. Murthy.
Sharing the joy with family!Sharing the joy with family!