As part of UWM’s long-term strategic planning, several UWM schools and colleges are being realigned. The process is underway and will be effective July 1, 2023. Learn more about how the realignment will affect the Zilber College of Public Health.
Students working in a garden.

Find Yourself in Public Health

Advancing population health, health equity, and social and environmental justice.

Building Healthier Communities

Our students learn and live public health in Milwaukee’s diverse and dynamic communities — at Wisconsin’s only accredited school of public health.

We embrace our school’s mission to advance population health, health equity, and social and environmental justice throughout Milwaukee, the state of Wisconsin and beyond. We do this through education, research, community engagement, and advocacy for health-promoting policies and strategies.

Ishma Rizvi in downtown Milwaukee.
Our BS in Public Health students learn how to diagnose, analyze and solve a range of public health challenges.
Public Health student at UWM.
Students in our MPH programs can choose from six tracks — Biostatistics, Community & Behavioral Health Promotion, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health Policy, and Nutrition & Dietetics.
Kinesiology students at work.
Kinesiology students study the science of movement (sport, exercise, physical activity), and the role of movement in athletic success, health, and disease prevention.
UWM students in a community garden.
In Nutritional Sciences, we investigate the body’s metabolic and physiological responses to food, and the role of food and nutrients in the development, treatment, and prevention of disease.
Health Care Informatics
In Health Care Informatics we use information technologies, data analytics and automation of medical data to assist with the problem solving and decision making that improves health care.
120 field placement hours for BSPH students
Research Expenditures$2.34 Million in 2022

Become a leader in public health

At the Zilber College of Public Health, your impact begins while you earn your degree.

Our students participate in field experiences and internships with community partner organizations — gaining real world experience and professional connections before graduation.

We also offer accelerated master’s degree programs, allowing well-qualified students to earn their undergraduate and graduate degree in five years – saving time and money.

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Our students learn, research and discover in some of the university’s newest and best-equipped facilities.

Take a virtual tour today from anywhere in the world. Then, schedule a visit to meet us in person.

UWM Partners for Health - Collaborate. Educate. Innovate.

UWM Partners for Health is the result of a growing exchange of collegiate knowledge and resources with those in the public and private sectors.

Learn more about UWM Partners for Health