M.P.H. students focus their studies in one of the following areas: Biostatistics, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Health Care Management, Health Policy, or Social and Behavioral Sciences. The Global Health Concentration or Regulatory Affairs Certification may be added to any of the areas of study.
The Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in Public Health (PH) is designed with an emphasis on mastering skills in Biostatistics and Chronic Disease Epidemiology. The M.S. track for Chronic Disease Epidemiology may be completed in one year as a full-time student.
The primary mission of the doctoral program in Public Health is to provide scholars with the disciplinary background and skills required to contribute to the development of our understanding of better ways to measure, maintain and improve the public’s health. Public health spans disciplines that use tools available in the laboratory, field research, social sciences, the public policy arena and mathematics.
Advanced Professional MPH Program
The eleven-month Advanced Professional MPH Program provides rigorous public health training to individuals with a doctoral-level degree in a field related to public health (e.g., MD, DVM, DDS, or Ph.D in the biological, behavioral, or social sciences) and to medical students who have completed their third year in an accredited medical school in the United States.
The BA-BS/MPH Program offers Yale College students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s degree from Yale and MPH degree from the Yale School of Public Health in a five year joint degree program. Candidates for this program follow a separate application process during their junior year at Yale College.