Public Health

Graduate Degrees: M.P.H., Dr.P.H.

Apply for Admission: Dr.P.H: December 1, 2020
On campus M.P.H.: December 1, 2020
Please see departmental website for SOPHAS information.
Online M.P.H. program:
Please see program website for dates.

Required Tests: GRE (general test): Optional for Fall 2021 cycle


The School of Public Health offers two professional degrees, the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The School of Public Health also offers academic degrees in Biostatistics (MA, PhD), Environmental Health Sciences (MS, PhD), Epidemiology (MS, PhD), Health and Medical Sciences (MS), Health Policy (PhD), and Infectious Diseases & Immunity (PhD).

Master of Public Health (MPH)

The program of study leading to the professional MPH degree is based on a series of foundation courses. In addition, MPH students concentrate in one of the following areas: Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Epidemiology/Biostatistics, Health and Social Behavior, Health Policy and Management, Global Health and Environment, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, Interdisciplinary, Maternal and Child Health, and Public Health Nutrition.

The MPH degree is available in a residential program on campus or through an On-Campus/Online MPH program. The hybrid program requires two accelerated on-campus sessions, while all remaining coursework is completed online.

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) curriculum is based on a comprehensive body of knowledge in the field of public health and its related disciplines, and the investigation of significant problems in public health practice.

Source: Berkeley Academic Guide

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