Washington University in St. Louis


The Master of Public Health program at Washington University’s Brown School is a top 20 public health program at a leading research university and 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
  • Generalist
  • Global Health
  • Health Policy Analysis
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Urban Design

The program also offers certificate in:

  • Violence and Injury Prevention
  • Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Analytics for Public Health

The Brown School also offers a doctoral program in Public Health Sciences, that prepares students to think critically as scientists, succeed as independent researchers, and understand and address public health challenges for the nation and the world. The program provides hands-on research experiences and mentoring from day one in the program; a curriculum that builds methodological and analytical skills, and deep knowledge of the field’s theoretical and conceptual underpinnings, philosophy and history; and 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.


Washington University in St. Louis