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Apply by April 30 for guaranteed consideration for the Fall 2019 cohort and priority access to scholarship funding.

A master's degree from Michigan Public Health equips students to address complex public health challenges and pursue innovative, lasting solutions to improve the health of communities. The MPH in Population and Health Sciences offers students and working professionals world-class public health training, with the flexibility of an online program.

A broad foundational curriculum will equip students to tackle complex health issues such as chronic and infectious diseases, obesity and food insecurity, health care quality and costs, climate change and environmental determinants of health, and socioeconomic inequalities and their impact on health. Students will have the opportunity to select from a series of electives for focused expertise, including:

  • health data analysis,
  • environmental and occupational health sciences,
  • health behavior and health education,
  • maternal and child nutrition,
  • epidemiologic methods,
  • spatial epidemiology and modeling,
  • environmental health and sustainability,
  • and precision nutrition.

Graduates of Michigan Public Health are found in key positions as leaders at non-profit organizations, hospitals, insurance companies, universities, consulting and research firms, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and local and national government organizations. Whether a student plans to conduct extensive academic research, work in the field in remote parts of the world, or lead health policy at the WHO, or the CDC, this degree is designed to shape the public health leaders of the future. Learn more about the career outcomes of Michigan Public Health alumni.

Michigan Public Health has partnered with Coursera, one of the largest online education platforms, to offer this degree.  Apply now!

Questions?

Contact us at sph.inquiries@umich.edu with questions about the application or program.

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