Degrees

The Texas A&M School of Public Health offers a variety of degree programs to improve population health both domestically and globally aimed to train the next generation of public health leaders through research, education and community engagement. Our innovative curriculum offers relevant practical skills with a collaborative learning structure across students, faculty, colleges, and disciplines. Be sure to visit each degree program page as each degree has its own unique application requirements, processes, and deadlines.


 BACHELOR'S PROGRAMS


Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH)

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) program is based on a philosophy of health promotion and disease prevention, to improve the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities. Graduates of the BSPH program will be able to assess factors influencing health in populations as well as plan, design, implement, and successfully manage effective health care programs and interventions.
 

Minor in Public Health 

The Public Health minor is based on a philosophy of health promotion and disease prevention, to improve the quality of life of individuals, families and communities. Students will receive an introduction to the foundational and social issues of Public Health as well as gain an understanding of threats to public health and the role that our environment affects both the practice and applications of public health.

Minor in Occupational Safety & Health

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 4,821 workers were killed on the job in 2014. As a future employer or manager it’s critical to understand how to keep your employees safe and healthy. Students in the Occupational Safety and Health minor will gain a basic understand of public health practices to address the risks at various workplaces and how to prevent injuries and fatalities.
 

MASTER'S PROGRAMS


Master of Public Health (MPH)

The Master of Public Health degree is a multi-disciplinary professional degree program designed to provide practical training in areas related to public health practice. We offer six concentrations for the student to select as their major.
MPH Application Requirements
 
 
 
 

Master of Health Administration (MHA)

Master of Health Administration (MHA) is a professional degree program intended for students pursuing administrative practice in health service related settings. The vision of the program is to develop health care managers who will provide leadership for their organizations and communities based on a strong commitment to public health, ethics, integrity and service as well as demonstrate the ability to implement innovative ways of meeting health care needs of a diverse society.


 DUAL PROGRAMS


3+2 BSPH/MPH

 

This program will enable students to complete the requirements for a BS in Public Health and a Masters of Public Health-Epidemiology within five years. Students will begin the masters curriculum during their senior year. Students will receive both degree's upon completion of the program to then become competitive in the workforce or for health profession programs.   More information coming soon.
 
 

Master of International Affairs/Master of Public Health (MIA/MPH)

The Bush School and the School of Public Health have combined to offer students the ability to receive both a Master of International Affairs degree and a Master of Public Health degree in a three year period. International affairs increasingly deals with issues of global cooperation on preventing and responding to pandemics and other transborder health issues. Students will begin in the MPH program then complete the MIA program in their final four semesters. 

Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)

The increasing complexities of health care delivery put a premium on professionals who understand and meet the demands required to deliver innovative, collaborative, and compassionate care. The MD Plus Program is committed to providing students the skills needed to take leadership roles in the healthcare industries. With multiple courses of study, the program is designed to meet students' varied interests.
 
 

DOCTORAL PROGRAMS


Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Public Health Sciences is an advanced professional degree for those whose career goals are in the area of professional practice in public health, including current and potential leaders in the public health practice. We offer three concentrations you may choose from, including epidemiology, environmental health, and health promotion and community health sciences.
 
 
 
 

PhD- Health Services Research

The Doctor of Philosophy in Health Services Research is designed to prepare students to conduct high-quality research addressing important health services issues through intensive education in research methods. Students will be provided opportunities for advanced training in health policy, organization theory, and health economics along with applied knowledge in specific substantive areas of health policy or management.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS


Global Health

The Graduate Certificate in Global Health Program is an interdisciplinary certification that is available to all graduate students at Texas A&M University.  Its purpose is to teach public health professionals about global perspectives on public health, encourage students to consider careers in a variety of settings around the world, and to promote research and innovation in addressing the myriad public health problems seen around the world.  

Health Coaching

Health Coaches are a new and vital part of our evolving health care system.  They work independently or with primary care providers and employers to help clients, patients and employees achieve health care goals. Becoming a health coach can give you an advantage in the public health field. This program can be completed online or at our College Station campus.
 
 

Maternal & Child Health

The Texas A&M School of Public Health offers a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) certificate to increase MCH competencies to graduate-level students.  This is an interdisciplinary certificate that partners with departments across the School of Public Health.  Additionally, the MCH certificate offers electives from the College of Education and Human Development and the Bush School of Government and Public service.