Our multidisciplinary master's degrees are designed to prepare you for a fulfilling career in the area of public health that most interests you.
We offer six master's degrees, most of which have multiple options for selecting a major. Many of our programs can be completed online. You can also choose to complement your education by adding a certificate to your degree.
In all of our programs, you'll take a core set of public health courses and find opportunities to work closely with faculty whose research is focused on some of the most pressing public health issues we face.
Whether your goal is a career focused on research or public health practice, we have a degree program for you.
See how our degrees correlate to career fields
The School of Public Health has five Career Communities—groups of students with career interests in specific fields. Learn more about our Career Communities and see how master's degrees we offer fit within them.
A career in healthcare and wellness can lead in many directions. Our students gain experience in exercise prescription, anatomy, nutrition, behavior change, chemistry, exercise physiology, and many other topics through both classroom experience and practical application.
Students looking for a career in healthcare and wellness most often complete these School of Public Health degree programs:
Students completing degrees in the areas of public health and safety aim to make a difference in their communities and workplaces. Whether you want to protect the environment, lead a community health program, or create safe workplaces for all employees, you'll graduate with the skills you need to be successful.
School of Public Health students looking for a career in public health and safety most often complete these degree programs:
School of Public Health students seeking careers in recreation, park, and tourism studies learn professional management skills that can be applied in a variety of settings, including event planning, hospitality, leisure, and recreation and park programs. Students' interests include delivering and managing hospitality and event services, understanding the connections between outdoor resources and human health, or working with individuals with disabilities in recreational settings.
Students looking for a career in recreation, park, and tourism studies most often complete these degree programs in our school:
Careers in sport and business focus on the business processes of sports, including sales, marketing, management, media, operations, and legal aspects. When you graduate with a degree in this field, you'll have a firm understanding of the jobs and functions required in the front offices of collegiate and professional sports organizations. You'll also possess the business acumen to work outside of sports in positions requiring teamwork, problem solving, and communication skills.
Students interested in a career in sport and business most often complete these degree programs within our school:
When you complete a degree program in this field, you'll learn the skills needed to work in or create programs focused on serving families, children, and community members. Courses focus on how humans develop across the lifespan, and how people function within their families and larger communities. You'll also learn how to professionally deliver services focused on children and families so you are prepared to work in settings with these populations.
Students looking for a career in youth and social services often complete these degree programs within the School of Public Health: