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 actively address today’s most critical global health problems and “Advance Health Locally and Around the World.”

SPH News

  • Pathways to Health University at Albany 2017 Research Report

    To Our Health

    How well are UAlbany faculty increasing discovery and knowledge in the health sciences? The 2017 research report reveals a hale and hearty outlook.

  • Photo of cigarette.

    Connecting Unhealthy Habits

    School of Public Health researchers have found an association between smoking and poor nutrition.

  • UAlbany grad student Kaitlin Driesse

    What's in a Bite?

    Schenectady native Kaitlin Driesse, a master’s degree student in epidemiology, has spent her summer chasing mosquitoes instead of slapping at them.

  • teledentistry

    UAlbany’s Center for Health Workforce Studies Finds Teledentisty Programs Increase Patient Access to Dental Services

    Teledentistry is emerging as a practical solution for patients living in rural areas, according to a new report by researchers at the University at Albany.

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    Program Highlights

    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

    Woman studying for the online course

    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