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International Health

Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

The DrPH program is intended to prepare students for international leadership positions in public health practice beyond the master’s level. Those entering the program should already have substantial public health experience and, ideally, should have graduate-level training in the field. In the absence of the latter, core courses in the MPH program will be taken as part of the DrPH course work.

The DrPH program includes more advanced courses in public health generally and in international public health specifically. The program of study includes a field practicum leading to a dissertation.

A total of 120 units of course work is required for graduation. Most of these units are normally completed within the first two years of the program.

The DrPH Academic Guide offers a full description of the program requirements.

For more information about the Doctor of Public Health program, contact the Academic Administrator.