Degree Programs

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Master of Public Health

M.P.H. students focus their studies in one of the following areas: Biostatistics, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Health Care Management, Health Policy, or Social and Behavioral Sciences. The Global Health Concentration or Regulatory Affairs Certification may be added to any of the areas of study.

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Master of Science in Public Health

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree program in Public Health (PH) is  designed with an emphasis on mastering skills in Biostatistics and Chronic Disease Epidemiology. The M.S. track for Chronic Disease Epidemiology may be completed in one year as a full-time student.

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PhD in Public Health

The primary mission of the doctoral program in Public Health is to provide scholars with the disciplinary background and skills required to contribute to the development of our understanding of better ways to measure, maintain and improve the public’s health. Public health spans disciplines that use tools available in the laboratory, field research, social sciences, the public policy arena and mathematics. 

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Advanced Professional MPH Program

The eleven-month Advanced Professional MPH Program provides rigorous public health training to individuals with a doctoral-level degree in a field related to public health (e.g., MD, DVM, DDS, or Ph.D in the biological, behavioral, or social sciences) and to medical students who have completed their third year in an accredited medical school in the United States. 

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Five-Year BA-BS/MPH Program for Yale College Students

The BA-BS/MPH Program offers Yale College students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s degree from Yale and MPH degree from the Yale School of Public Health in a five year joint degree program. Candidates for this program follow a separate application process during their junior year at Yale College.

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Accelerated MBA/MPH in Health Care Management

This innovative program, the first of its kind in the United States, enables qualified applicants to earn an MBA and an MPH in just 22 months through intensive study at the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) and the Yale School of Management (SOM).

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Joint Degree Programs

The Yale School of Public Health's Joint Degree Programs offer a Masters of Public Health degree along with a degree from another one of Yale's professional schools or programs.

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Global Health Concentration

The uniqueness of Yale’s Global Health program is that it is available to all our students. Because we believe that global health is public health, we encourage our students to broaden their public health education in various departments with the perspectives and experiences the Global Health Concentration offers. Students who complete this concentration will be well prepared for positions in a variety of organizations—public and private, national, bilateral and multilateral—dedicated to global health challenges.

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Yale University’s Nondiscrimination/Title IX Statements

The University is committed to basing judgments concerning the admission, education, and employment of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities and affirmatively seeks to attract to its faculty, staff, and student body qualified persons of diverse backgrounds.