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 accredited 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.

For those interested in earning their MPH online, please visit the OSU Ecampus website to learn more.

Admissions Requirements

Admit Term
  • Fall Term
Required Tests
  • None

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.

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 [email protected].

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

Dates & Deadlines ?

Admissions Deadline for Doctoral applicants
December 01

for optimal consideration

Admissions Deadline for Doctoral applicants
March 01

final deadline

Admissions Deadline for MPH

Rolling Admissions from December 1 to June 1

Funding Deadline for all applicants
December 01

Options ?

  • Biostatistics (MPH)
  • Environmental and Occupational Health (MPH)
  • Epidemiology (MPH)
  • Global Health (MPH)
  • Health Systems and Policy (MPH)
  • Health Promotion and Health Behavior (MPH)
  • Public Health Practice (MPH)

Concentrations ?

This program has concentrations or tracks not represented here. Please visit the  Public Health Website program website to learn more.

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
David Cortez
College of Health