Master of Public Health (MPH)

Address current and emerging public health challenges by obtaining the knowledge and skills you need to create change in our world.

From improving the air we breathe and the water we drink, to understanding and preventing disease, to evaluating current health programs and policies and promoting new ones—there is no shortage of complex public health challenges in today’s ever-changing world.

Our Master of Public Health (MPH) program prepares you to address these issues with a comprehensive understanding of public health philosophy, as well as the practical knowledge and skills needed to create real change.

Whether you are an experienced health professional with an advanced degree or you are looking to pursue public health straight out of your undergraduate study, our program can be personalized to your academic and career interests.

We offer the MPH degree in the following concentrations:

Didn't find a concentration that's right for you?

Consider our Generalist MPH program or a combined mph degree program.

Prepare to address current and emerging public health challenges by earning an MPH degree from UB.
Prepare for your career as a public health leader.
Students share their favorite aspects of the MPH program, including hands-on field training experiences and opportunities to collaborate with faculty researchers.
Graduates discuss how their unique learning experiences prepared them for the next levels of academic and career success.

Contact one of our Student Ambassadors with your questions about our MPH program and living in the Buffalo area.


As one of the United States’ most global universities, the University at Buffalo is home to more than 4,500 students from 110 countries. We value international students as members of our community and will provide outstanding support services for you.

The University at Buffalo is a major research university that offers a top-caliber education at a fraction of the cost of most private schools. Tuition and fees in the State University of New York system are typically lower than those of private institutions.
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We're happy to answer your questions and help you determine which program is the right one for you.