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Master of Public Health (MPH)

Working Together to Change the World of Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is a professional degree program that is administratively based in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health within the School of Medicine at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), our 42 credit hour program has three concentrations: Community & Population Health, Epidemiology, and Global Health.

Building upon the rich history and tradition of excellence of the School of Medicine as well as the dynamic academic community, the MPH Program is vibrant and growing. The MPH Program enjoys a strong research environment with outstanding university resources. Being part of a unique campus environment has made it possible for broad-based interdisciplinary scholarship, research, practice, leadership, and policy. In addition to our MPH degree, we offer joint degree and accelerated MPH programs.



18 MAY
Pre-Commencement Ceremony 9:30 AM | Health Sciences Facility II Auditorium

The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health will be hosting its Pre-Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:30 am in the HSF II Auditorium. Seating is limited. To reserve your seat, please contact We hope you will be able to join us for this special celebration!

MPH New Student Orientation TBD | TBD

Save the date! More information to come.


Adanna Emeji is a graduate of the UM SOM Master of Public Health (MPH) program. In this video, learn how Adanna's degree launched her career as a nursing teacher and researcher who is helping to improve maternal health in developing countries

MPH Informational Webinar Sessions

The MPH Program will host free webinar sessions for prospective students of public health. These free webinar sessions are for individuals that are interested in the Master of Public Health Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. During each session, program faculty and staff will share details about the CEPH accredited program and prospective students will have an opportunity to ask questions.

If you wish to participate in a session, email the program and request the webinar link along with the session date that you wish to attend. Once we receive your request, we will send you the webinar link to confirm your attendance.



  • Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) through 2021
  • 42-credit hour professional degree program
  • Interdisciplinary student body (~40%  joint degree students , ~60% MPH students)
  • Full-time and part-time options
  • Three concentrations: Community & Population Health, Epidemiology and Global Health
  • Over 50 students currently enrolled
  • Low student to faculty ratio

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