Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) 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 concentration you may choose from, including epidemiology, environmental health, and health promotion and community health sciences.

We encourage you to review the faculty research areas to learn more about our areas of specialization! This information is important for you to review when deciding which doctoral program is a best fit. 

This degree prepares candidates for a career in high-level administration, teaching, or practice, where advanced analytical and conceptual capabilities are required.

Application deadlines

Entering Semester

Application Deadline

Mandatory Orientation Day

First Class Day

Fall 2020

Feb. 1, 2020  (scholarship priority)
Feb. 15, 2020  (final)

August 2020 (exact date TBA)

August 2020 (exact date TBA)

*Specific orientation dates will be posted for events for incoming doctoral students once the official academic calendar is published for the 2019-2020 year. 

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