The UW-Milwaukee Zilber School of Public Health conducts rigorous public health research and scholarship, educates the current and future public health workforce, and influences the development of strategies and policies that promote health among diverse populations.

Degree programs currently only enroll new students in the Fall semester and the application deadline for degree programs is January 5th.

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Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health is designed to prepare students with the foundation necessary to build a career of leadership in public health. The MPH program has five specialty tracks – Biostatistics, Community and Behavioral Health Promotion, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Public Health Policy and Administration.
Learn more about the Master of Public Health tracks

PhD in Public Health: Biostatistics Concentration

UWM’s Biostatistics PhD program builds on the classic public health skill and knowledge base while taking advantage of the expertise of faculty in genetics, bioinformatics and big data science. Students will learn to apply statistical genetics in the context of complex disease study, high-throughout computing used in “big data” science, and applications in evidence-based, patient-centered outcome studies.

PhD in Public Health: Community and Behavioral Health Promotion Concentration

The PhD in Public Health – Community and Behavioral Health Promotion will train students in a social ecological approach to health promotion and behavior change from a public health perspective.

PhD in Environmental Health Sciences

The PhD in Environmental Health Sciences broadly focuses on the environmental determinants of disease in the general population and occupational settings. It allows students the opportunity to investigate the interaction of such environmental factors with individual facets of disease susceptibility such as genetics, age, and development.

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