Take a leadership role in the advancement of public health.

Public health is all about outcomes. Anticipating them. Promoting them. Delivering them. That’s why we focus our doctoral programs on results. At Boston University School of Public Health (SPH), we use our $180+ million research portfolio to tackle the world’s most pressing public health challenges, from the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on military veterans to HIV treatment adherence in sub-Saharan Africa.

When you join one of our doctoral programs, you will play a leading role in pioneering studies that illuminate and solve problems affecting the health of individuals and communities. And you’ll graduate with the comprehensive knowledge and the rigorous methodological skills to translate research into policy and practice—characteristics that set our alumni apart as leaders in their disciplines.

SPH offers four PhD programs. See the individual program pages for further information.