Concentrations - Concentrations

Focusing Your Education

In addition to majors and minors, students in a degree program at UTHealth School of Public Health can add an interdisciplinary concentration. A concentration is a problem-based area that spans disciplinary fields and thus draws on faculty expertise from two or more departments. Concentrations are supported by a specific curriculum that consists of 9-14 credit hours of coursework. Students elect a concentration by completing the required request form that must be signed by the student’s academic advisor and a member of the concentration faculty who agrees to serve on the student’s advisory committee. Students in degree programs requiring a practicum must have a practicum experience relevant to their concentration. Students completing a thesis or dissertation must select a topic relevant to their concentration. Completion of a concentration is noted on the student’s official transcript.

To elect a concentration, please complete the request to elect a concentration form below. To complete a concentration, please submit the concentration completion form below in your final semester as part of your graduation checklist.

Request to Elect a Concentration
Concentration Completion Form 

For questions about the concentrations, please contact Sharon Cummings in the Office of Academic Affairs and Student Services at or 713-500-9076.