The Master of Public Health program at Washington University’s Brown School is a pioneer in transdisciplinary problem-solving—recognizing that complex problems require multifaceted solutions. Our faculty members are known for their research and collaboration across disciplines, and they bring real-world examples to the courses they teach.
The innovative curriculum includes unique classes, outstanding research opportunities and real-world learning experiences—including opportunities to develop professional skills in international settings. Specializations are offered in epidemiology/ biostatistics, global health, health policy analysis and urban design. The program also offers a certificate in violence and injury prevention.
The Brown School also offers a doctoral program in Public Health Sciences, preparing students to think like public health scientists and to succeed as independent investigators. The program provides advanced research skills, hands-on research experiences and mentoring, as well as professional acculturation and network building.
Masters and doctoral students have access to Washington University’s renowned resources, including its top-ranked School of Medicine. The university’s Institute for Public Health also connects students, faculty and community practitioners from diverse disciplines campus-wide to share ideas, form partnerships and create new approaches to improving public health.