University of North Dakota


The MPH Program at the University of North Dakota is located in the School of Medicine & Health Sciences, which offers eight healthcare degree programs. It is the only medical school in the state and has been since 1905. UND, founded in 1883 in Grand Forks, is the state’s oldest and largest university. This environment is rich in resources that support excellence in public health research, service, and education.

The Program’s mission is to promote health and well-being and develop a culturally aware public health workforce through innovative and collaborative approaches to education, scholarship, and service within local communities, our region and the world. The Program offers specializations in Population Health Research & Analytics, Health Management & Policy, and Indigenous Health. Dual degree options include an Accelerated BS/MPH, MD/MPH, and JD/MPH.

Special features include an emphasis on faculty-student research collaboration; inter-professional education; and opportunities for experiential learning with UND’s nationally recognized wellness initiative and Grand Forks’ many public and private organizations working collaboratively to improve health in the community. Residents of states in the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Region receive in-state tuition.