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Doctoral Training

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based settings such as health departments, non-profit organizations, health service, international agencies, and community-based organizations. Accordingly, the emphasis of the DrPH is placed on fostering advanced expertise in developing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-informed public health practice as compared to the PhD whereby the emphasis is on research.


Below are concentrations in the College of Public Health in which a DrPH can be earned.