SPH at a Glance


SPH mission: To improve the health of local, national and international populations, particularly the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable, through excellence and innovation in education, research and service


School Ranking

U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools#10



Full-time: more than150
Part-time and adjunct: more than250


Research Funding

Research awards:$41 millionin fiscal year 2014
Funding sources:NIH, CDC, DoD, VA, AID, EPA, DPH, HRSAand private foundations



Areas of concentration8


  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global health


  • Health law, bioethics & human rights
  • Health policy & management
  • Maternal & child health
  • Social & behavioral sciences

Degrees offered25

Degree programs

  • Biostatistics MPH, MA, PhD
  • Environmental Health  MPH, PhD, MS
  • Epidemiology MPH, MS, PhD
  • Global Health MPH
  • Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights MPH
  • Health Policy & Management MPH, MS, PhD
  • Maternal & Child Health MPH
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences MPH
  • Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Dual degree programs

  • Law & Public Health JD/MPH
  • Health Care Management and Public Health MBA/MPH
  • Global Health Management and Public Health MBA/MPH
  • Medicine and Public Health MD/MPH
  • Medical Sciences and Public Health MS/MPH
  • Social Work and Public Health MSW/MPH
  • Health & Rehabilitation Sciences and Public Health BS/MPH
  • Arts & Sciences and Public Health BA/MPH


Students (2014/15)

Degree candidates1,056




Median Age25

Countries of origin44

Financial Assistance (2013/14)

Students receiving aid93%
Total aid awarded is over:$4 million


Graduate Employment

Graduates employed within 6 months after graduation:Over 90%