A top-ranked learning and research center, Pitt Public Health prepares students like you to influence public health practice and to improve the health of populations across the country and around the world. As one of the nation’s first fully accredited schools, Pitt Public Health has contributed to population health practices and public policy for more than seven decades, and we never stop pushing the edge of what’s possible.
Pitt Public Health offers over two dozen specialized master's and doctoral programs across our seven departments, so you’re sure to find one that fits with your own strengths, academic background, and ultimate career goals.We also offer a Multidisciplinary Master's of Public Health for doctoral-level clinicians and a variety of joint degrees with other Pitt schools including social work, law, and business.
Behavioral and Community Health Sciences
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,
MS concentrations available in
health data science* and in computational genetics*
Environmental and Occupational Health
Health Policy and Management
MPH*, MHA, MS*
MHA/MBA, JD/MPH MD/PhD
MS in Genetic Counseling,
MS in Genome Bioinformatics*
Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
MPH concentrations in
laboratory practice (PEL) or
community practice (MIC)
* Accelerated bachelor's/master's option available (4+1 years).
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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.
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 tens of thousands of dollars in tuition!
Are you not sure where you fit best within public health? Download this guide to Deciding on a Field of Study (PDF) for questions that will help you plan your path in public health.
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We'd love for you to join us. Contact Robin Leaf for more information or visit summeredge.pitt.edu to apply.