Skip to main content

Curriculum

Located in Baltimore, the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is a professional degree program that currently offers an MPH as well as several joint and accelerated degree opportunities for health, law, and human services professionals.

The MPH Program uniquely combines classroom learning with real-world experiences that prepare the MPH students for leadership positions in public health. To that end, the program:

  • Is grounded in the tradition and excellence of a major medical school and biomedical research institution
  • Is taught in a dynamic and diverse urban setting that is a “living laboratory” for community engagement and hands-on experience
  • Provides opportunities to work in developing countries around the world on the most critical public health issues
  • Exposes students to numerous opportunities for inter-disciplinary collaboration
  • Has placement opportunities with local, state, national and international agencies

Are there specific areas of study within the MPH Program?

Three academic concentrations are offered within the MPH Program. When entering the program, each student selects one concentration.

  • Community and Population Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

  A complete list of MPH courses and descriptions can be found here.