Virginia Graduate Public Health Schools
Virginia Graduate Public Health Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs
George Mason University's Graduate Public Health Programs
Based in Fairfax, Virginia with additional campuses located in nearby cities Arlington, Loudoun County, and Prince William, George Mason University was ranked #1 up-and-coming national university by U.S. News and World Report in 2008. The College of Health and Human Services offers several comprehensive graduate programs relating to Public Health.
Master of Public Health
Students pursuing a Master of Public Health through George Mason University can concentrate in several fields, including Community Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, and Public Health Administration. In addition to coursework in their chosen concentration, students in each specialization must complete coursework in all of the core disciplines of public health, which are biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health administration and management, and social and behavioral sciences. Completion of a practicum or research project is also required before completion of the program.
*Address: 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
*Phone Number: (703) 993-1000
University of Virginia's Graduate Public Health Programs
Ranked 2nd best public university in the United States and 24th best public/private national university by U. S. News and World Report, the University of Virginia is a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, which was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819. The University of Virginia School of Medicine, which is ranked at #25 for research by U. S. News and World Report, offers a variety of graduate degrees in the Public Health Sciences.
Master of Public Health
Students pursuing a Master of Public Health can specialize in the following two different areas: Health Policy, Law, and Ethics and Generalist Research. This degree can be completed as an individual degree or jointly alongside other professional degrees. Core areas to be covered in this program include biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, health policy and health services administration, and social and behavioral sciences. In addition to the core courses and area of concentration coursework, students must complete a field placement as well as a culminating experience in order to graduate from the program.
*Address: P.O. Box 800793, Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908-0395
*Phone Number: (434) 924-5118