Academic Programs

The School of Public Health offers master’s and doctoral programs in a wide range of public health disciplines. Applicants to our programs must first choose the degree program and area of concentration to which they will apply.  More >
The primary concern of biostatistics is the development and application of techniques to improve the understanding of data that are relevant to issues in health, medical, and biological sciences. Degrees offered: MPH, MS, PhD  More >
The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree program is an interdisciplinary, Schoolwide professional degree program training doctoral students to be research leaders, public health policymakers, and public health practitioners.  More >
Environmental health sciences focuses on the human health impacts of physical, biological, and chemical agents in the community and workplace; in particular, the quantitative evaluation of these environmental risks and the means of their control. Degrees offered: MPH, PhD  More >
Epidemiology is concerned with the study of factors that determine the distribution of health and disease in human populations. Degrees offered: MPH, MS, PhD  More >
The resources of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Divisions combine to offer a curricular track aimed at acquiring proficiency in both areas. Degree offered: MPH  More >
The study of health and social behavior trains scholars and practitioners to identify and analyze social, cultural, and bio-behavioral determinants of health and health behavior; and to design, implement, and evaluate interventions and policies aimed at improving community and population health. Degree offered: MPH  More >
A concentration in health policy and management prepares students for senior-level leadership positions in health services policy and management, and trains them to conduct research and disseminate knowledge to advance the organization, financing, and delivery of health and medical services. Degrees offered: MPH; concurrent MPH with MPP, MBA, or MCP  More >
Health Policy is an interdisciplinary doctoral program that prepares students for careers in research, teaching, and public service in university, governmental, and public policy settings. Degree offered: PhD  More >
The study of infectious diseases focuses on interactions between infectious agents, their hosts, and the environment that may lead to disease in humans. Degrees offered: MPH; PhD in Infectious Diseases and Immunity  More >
We offer both a 1-Year Interdisciplinary MPH program and an On-Campus/Online MPH program.  More >
Maternal and child health promotes and protects the health status and well-being of women, infants, children, adolescents, and their families through excellence in training, research, continuing education, service, and advocacy. Degrees offered: MPH; Concurrent MPH/MSW  More >
The On-Campus Online MPH degree program offers a hybrid format that lets you continue to move forward in your career while completing your MPH degree online in seven semesters, with two on-campus visits.  More >
Public health nutrition emphasizes the application of food and nutrition knowledge, policy, and research to the improvement of the health of populations. Degree offered: MPH  More >
The Joint Medical Program is an accredited, five-year MS/MD program at UC Berkeley and UCSF. Its comprehensive approach to medical education exposes students to the human, sociocultural and bioethical dimensions of health and disease.  More >


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