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.
  • e-cigarettes

    Where There's No Smoke There's Fire

    How has the rise e-cigarettes impacted tobacco sales? School of Public Health researcher Akiko Hosler explains in Preventing Chronic Disease, including why the fastest-growing group of e-cigarette users is even more alarming.

  • Bicycle injury prevention UAlbany study

    Increasing the Power of Information to Lessen Childhood Injury

    Study led by SPH's Jennifer Manganello examines how U.S mothers of young children obtain critical knowledge about injury hazards and prevention practices.

  • zika virus mosquito

    Experts Advisory: Zika Virus Poses Public Health Challenges

    University at Albany faculty members are available to discuss the causes of the Zika virus, the transmission of the disease, and the public health and business implications of its spread both from a statewide and global perspective.

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    Program Highlights

    Earn a Master's in Public Health Degree Online

    Woman studying for an 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