Master’s Degrees and Requirements

At the University of Michigan School of Public Health, our master’s degrees enable students to translate what they learn in the classroom to a wide-range of public health careers. Engaging learning opportunities with top faculty, access to innovative laboratory and field settings, courses from across the University of Michigan, and community-based training combine to shape the skills you’ll need to address public health's most pressing issues.  

Master of Public Health (MPH)

With a Master of Public Health degree you’ll build the knowledge and skills needed to become a public health professional. Our MPH degree programs offer students the opportunity to customize their degree with concentrations, gain hands-on experience through internships, and emphasize practical experience in local and global communities.

General Requirements

Offered by the following departments:

How to Apply

Master of Science (MS)

A Master of Science degree is designed for students who want to pursue careers in academia and/or research. An MS is often a prelude to a doctoral degree (PhD) in a public health field. Requirements, including internships, vary by department and program.

General Requirements

Offered by the following departments:

How to Apply

Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA)

The Master of Health Services Administration is designed to provide a well-rounded professional education to those aspiring to leadership positions in the administration, management, and planning of health services in public and private settings like hospitals, clinics, and nonprofits.

Offered by the Health Management and Policy Department.

How to Apply

Dual Degrees 

Michigan Public Health offers students the opportunity to pursue formal Multiple Dependent Degree Program (MDDP) or self-initiated dual degree options, completing coursework in both the School of Public Health and another University of Michigan school including the Ross School of Business, Michigan Engineering, the School of Social Work, the Medical School, and others.

Offered by the following departments:

How to Apply

Hybrid Degrees

Michigan Public Health offers a selection of hybrid programs that leverage both on-campus and online learning experiences, ideal for working professionals who wish to further their careers.
Degrees:

Executive Master's Program in Health Management and Policy, OJ/OC

How to Apply

Master of Health Informatics

The University of Michigan’s Master of Health Informatics program is an interdisciplinary program offered by the School of Information, the School of Public Health and the Medical School. Students take classes in all three schools and are trained in both health-related applications and information-related skills.

MHI

How to Apply