Minnesota Graduate Public Health Schools
Minnesota Graduate Public Health Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs
University of Minnesota School of Public Health:
This is one of the oldest and one of the most highly regarded public health schools in the country. Graduates of this school have gone on to conduct important research and influence health policy in this country in large scale ways and also in local community contexts. Students in this school are given access to a number of invaluable internships and clinical research opportunities. They work closely with faculty members, who are professionals and scholars who understand the field from unique, firsthand perspectives. Students also have access to cutting-edge research technology and software. The school offers a number of undergraduate, master, and PhD degree programs. The school also offers part-time degrees for working professionals and certification programs.
Master of Public Health - Environmental Health:
This is a degree for students who are interested in studying the relationships between health in communities and the environments in which the communities reside. Students choose individual areas of concentration and topics of interest. Students then begin with a core health education. Students learn about the current issues in today's health field. Students learn about current research methods and information systems. Students then take electives that are related to their fields of study. Students engage in internships and clinical research projects. Students study case studies and empirical data. They work with faculty to create and complete independent projects and papers relevant to their areas of study. Students who complete this program become advisors, leaders, and administrators in the health profession. They may also go on to apply to PhD degree programs.
Master of Public Health - Public Health Nutrition:
This is a specialized degree for students who are interested in researching and educating certain populations about different aspects of nutritional health. Students may be asked to choose individual areas of interest. Students begin with core educations in today's health field. They learn about education and communication techniques. They also learn about advanced research methods. Students learn to use the most current databases and information technology. Students perform clinical research related to their studies of nutrition. They continually work closely with faculty members to complete independent projects and papers. Students who complete this program go on to become educators, advisors, and researchers in the world of public health and nutrition. Students also apply to PhD degree programs.
PhD in Health Service Research, Policy, and Administration:
This is an advanced graduate degree for students who are interested in the research aspects of the health service field. Students enter this program with areas of individual interest. Students continue advanced study of core concepts, issues, and challenges in the health field. Students perform hours of clinical research and work with faculty advisors who help them to complete PhD dissertations. Students present and defend their dissertations before an academic panel.
Address: School of Public Health, Room D305, MMC 819, 420 Delaware St. S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455-0381
Phone Number: (612) 626-3500