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No matter whether you’re entering a degree program or you’re taking classes to further your professional education, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is the place for you. No where else can you get the quality educational programming and opportunity to learn from active professionals in Health Science Centers and Universities across Texas.

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Dual Degrees

If you are interested in pursuing an MPH or PhD in addition to another graduate degree, at UTHealth School of Public Health you can combine your efforts and earn both degrees in less time than working toward each degree individually. UTHealth School of Public Health has teamed with outstanding universities across Texas to offer unique dual degree opportunities that can further your career.

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Upon entering a degree program, some students find a particular area of public health sparks an interest. UTHealth School of Public Health offers five concentrations giving students a broad perspective in a specialized area covering all of the core areas of public health. Concentrations available include – Global Health, Health Disparities, Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition and Public Health, and Physical Activity and Health.

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Certificate programs offer students an opportunity for professional training or to test the academic waters if interested in a degree program. There are four certificate programs to choose from at UTHealth School of Public Health – a General Public Health Certificate, Health Disparities, Maternal and Child Health or Public Health Informatics. Courses can be taken on any UTHealth School of Public Health regional campus or online.

A Public Health Education

What area in public health interests you?

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Epidemiology, health promotion, healthcare management? UTHealth School of Public Health has a program for you.

Endless Opportunities

Four departments and six campuses covering all areas of public health. Students at UTHealth School of Public Health work side-by-side faculty and researchers to learn best practices and innovative techniques to make a difference in public health.

Options for Learning

Location isn’t a barrier for students at UTHealth School of Public Health. Classes can be taken in person at a campus, via interactive television (ITV) or online.