Degree Programs

Pitt Public Health offers a wide variety of master's and doctoral degrees across our seven departments as well as a Multidisciplinary Master's of Public Health. The school also offers specialized areas of concentration as well as a variety of joint degrees with other Pitt schools including social work, law, business, and an early admission bachelors-masters program.

Department

Masters degrees

Doctorates

Behavioral and Community Health Sciences

MPH*

PhD, DrPH

Joint degrees in MPH/MSW & MPH/PhD in social work;  MPH/MID in international development, MPH/MPA in public administration, MPH/MPIA in international affairs; MPH/PhD in anthropology

Biostatistics

MS*

 

PhD

Environmental and Occupational Health

MPH*, MS

PhD

Epidemiology

MPH*, MS*

PhD, DrPH

                                                     MD/PhD

Health Policy and Management

MPH*, MHA, MS*

PhD

     MHA/MBA, JD/MPH                     MD/PhD

Human Genetics

MPH*, MS*,

MS in Genetic Counseling,
MS in Genome Bioinformatics

PhD

                 MS/MPH                                     MD/PhD

Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

MPH*, MS*

PhD

Multidisciplinary Master of Public Health

MPH

 

* Accelerated bachelor's/master's option available (3+2 years).

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New students at 2015 Orientation

Accelerated "3+2" Program — Jump-Start Your Future!

3-plus-2 branding mark Excited to pursue a career in health? Think that graduate school is in your future? Then consider Pitt Public Health’s Accelerated Bachelor’s/Master’s Program—or the 3+2 program, for short.

If you’re a motivated student who’s completed the appropriate undergraduate coursework, the accelerated bachelor’s/master’s program allows you to complete both degrees in a total of five years—saving up to a full year of time and thousands of dollars in undergraduate tuition.