We offer the most comprehensive range of accredited public health graduate degree program in Oregon and are gaining momentum and enthusiasm as the state’s first college of public health. Our interdisciplinary approach, research centers and focus on both rural and urban health will enrich your educational experience and set you apart in this evolving profession.

Our Public Health program is built on the foundation of Environmental Health Sciences, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Health Management and Policy. Our curricula incorporate an ecological approach to disease prevention and health promotion, including cultural, social, environmental, behavioral and economic factors that impact population health.

We offer an array of concentrations representing the varied disciplines of public health practice. Through our academic programs and diverse range of research endeavors, you will gain the theoretical foundations, applied research techniques and professional skills to function effectively in reducing risks, promoting health and preventing premature disease and disability in human populations.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term
Required Tests
  • GRE

English Language Requirements ?

English language requirements for international applicants to this program are the same as the standard Graduate School requirements.


Additional Requirements

Application requirements, including required documents, letters, and forms, vary by program and may not be completely represented here. The processing of your application will not be completed until these requirements have been met. Please, before applying to this program, always contact the program office to confirm application requirements.

See contact information above.

Application Process

MPH and PHD applications and documents are accepted only through the SOPHAS online admissions system.  Do not submit applications or documents to the Graduate School.  All questions regarding SOPHAS use, fees and policies should be directed to Suzanna Chase, Manager of Admissions, Applications, and Recruitment (suzanna.chase@oregonstate.edu).

Graduate certificate applicants must apply using the Graduate School’s online application.

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for optimal consideration
December 01
Admissions Deadline for all applicants
March 01
Funding Deadline for all applicants
December 01

Available Concentrations ?

  • Biostatistics (MPH only)
  • Environmental and Occupational Health (MPH, Ph.D.)
  • Epidemiology (MPH, Ph.D.)
  • Health Management and Policy (MPH, Ph.D.)
  • Health Promotion and Health Behavior (MPH, Ph.D.)
  • Global Health (MPH, Ph.D.)

MAIS Participation

This program is not offered as a MAIS field of study.


AMP Participation ?

This program participates in the Accelerated Masters Platform (AMP)

AMP Contact
Erin Heim
Head Advisor
College of Public Health and Human Sciences