The two-year MPH program is designed for health professionals and for students who wish to build a career in public health. The College also offers dual degree programs, including the Double Dawgs Pathway, and an array of graduate certificates.

Degree Type: Masters

Degree Program Code: MPH_PUBH

Degree Program Summary:

The College of Public Health offers a Master in Public Health (MPH) with five concentrations areas. As an extension of the MPH degree at the masters level, the college also offers a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), which is a professional doctoral degree for practitioners working in the field of public health. Detailed information about all degrees is available at the College of Public Health’s website.

The Master of Public Health (MPH) is the most widely recognized professional credential for leadership in public health. The degree program at The University of Georgia was developed to train individuals who can provide service and leadership in public health in the state of Georgia, the nation, and the world. The 2-year program is designed for professionals who wish to expand their skills, knowledge and expertise, and for students who wish to build a career in public health. The program is 45 hours total, including an internship and capstone project.

Students can choose one of the following concentrations:

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Health Promotion and Behavior

Dual degrees available:

  • DVM/MPH (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, MPH)
  • PharmD/MPH (Doctor of Pharmacy, MPH)
  • MSW/MPH (Master in Social Work, MPH)
  • MD/MPH (Medical Doctor / MPH)
  • MBA/MPH (Master of Business Administration / MPH)

Certificates offered include:

  • Gerontology
  • Global Health
  • Disaster Management

Locations Offered:

Athens (Main Campus)

College / School:

College of Public Health

Rhodes Hall
105 Spear Road
Athens, GA 30602



Health Policy and Management

Graduate Coordinator(s):

Mark Wilson

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