Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) is an advanced professional degree for those whose career goals are in the area of professional practice in public health, including current and potential leaders in the public health practice. Applicants may choose among two programs — the DrPH in health promotion and community health sciences and the DrPH in epidemiology and environmental health. Applicants choosing the epidemiology and environmental health doctoral program will focus on either epidemiology or environmental health as a primary concentration area.

We encourage you to review the faculty research areas to learn more about our areas of specialization! This information is important for you to review when deciding which doctoral program is a best fit. 

This degree prepares candidates for a career in high-level administration, teaching, or practice, where advanced analytical and conceptual capabilities are required.

Entering Semester

Application Deadline

Mandatory Orientation Day

First Class Day

Fall 2018

Jan. 15, 2018  (scholarship priority)
Feb. 15, 2018  (final)


August 2018

*Specific orientation dates will be posted for events for incoming doctoral students as well as international students. 

Application and Degree Information