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The Master of Public Health (MPH) is a career-focused, practice-based graduate degree for change-makers focused on building healthier populations. Our nationally-ranked MPH program will give you the skills you need to create what’s possible: a world with less human suffering, more access to care, and health equity for all. The program offers concentrations in Epidemiology, Health Behavior, Environmental Health, and Health Management & Policy.

43 Credit Hours Required

4 Concentrations

Online Option Available

”UK College of Public Health was the best choice for me. It has all the resources of a large research institute, but small class sizes that allow you to connect with professors, students, and opportunities; this gives students the best of both worlds."

- Allison Merritt, MPH Class of 2018

Why choose UK for your MPH?

It’s your time to make a difference. Get ready to be part of our wide alumni network of public health professionals who spend every day fighting for a healthier world as part of government agencies, non-profits, health care systems, universities, and state and local health departments. Join their ranks as a leader ready to reshape how we think about and act for population health.

What's possible with an MPH from the University of Kentucky College of Public Health? Only the chance to save the world.

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MPH Student Handbook

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Accelerated BPH/MPH Program

Complete a Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) and Master of Public Health (MPH) in five, rather than six, years.

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