The School of Public Health

The School of Public Health is a unique partnership between the New York State Department of Health and the University at Albany and offers an education based on cutting-edge research and practice-based experience.  The School creates educational, research and public health opportunities for students to address today’s most critical global health problems and “Advance Health Locally and Around the World.”

SPH News

  • Gregory Owens to Speak at SPH Commencement Recognition Ceremony

    Gregory Owens, director of Strategic Partnerships and Collaborations in the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, will speak at the SPH Commencement Recognition Ceremony. One-hundred eighty three graduates will be recognized.
  • Mother and Daughter fighting Alzeheimer's disease
    School of Public Health Program Evaluates New York State’s Alzheimer’s Disease Support Initiative The University at Albany’s School of Public Health will assist the New York State Department of Health in evaluating a support network for Alzheimer’s disease caregivers. The project is part of a first-in-the-nation investment in a multi-faceted approach including community and clinical linkages.
  • Commencement 2016

    Commencement 2016 in Photos

    More than 3,100 undergraduate and graduate students participated in the University at Albany’s 172nd Commencement ceremonies, Friday, May 13, through Sunday, May 15.

  • Kazakhstan

    School of Public Health, Downstate Medical Partner to Conduct HIV Research, Training in Kazakhstan

    A new program led by the School of Public Health and SUNY Downstate Medical Center will build capacity at the Kazakh National Medical University to conduct research addressing HIV treatment gaps.

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    $10 Million NIH Endowment Grant Positions UAlbany as the Leading Northeast Hub for Health Disparities Education and Research

    The University has been awarded a $10 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) endowment grant, with which it will launch a major public engagement initiative to address the future of minority health disparities in the Northeastern United States.

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    Program Highlights

    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

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    This fully online program provides an exciting opportunity for public health professionals and others interested in the field to obtain a Master's Degree in Public Health.

    Contact the School

    School of Public Health
    University at Albany
    One University Place
    Rensselaer, NY 12144

    Phone: (518) 402-0283
    Fax: (518) 402-0329