Academic Programs

The School of Public Health offers a wide range of degree programs designed to provide students with a strong background in the field of public health.  Undergraduate students may opt to major in public health, while graduate students can select from our professional degrees - MPH and DrPH - including a fully online MPH and a dual MPH/MSW - or a specialized academic degree - MS and PhD.  We also offer several certificates, which may be used as a first look at public health or to further enhance one's understanding of the complexities of the field.

Undergraduate Programs

The University at Albany offers an undergraduate major in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Public Health. To find out more about our undergraduate programs, please visit the University's Interdisciplinary Studies page.

Graduate Programs


Area of Study


Biomedical Sciences On Campus MPH -- MS PhD
Biostatistics On Campus MPH -- MS PhD
Environmental Health Sciences On Campus MPH DrPH
Epidemiology On Campus MPH DrPH MS PhD
Health Policy & Management On Campus MPH DrPH
Health Policy & Management On Campus MPH/MSW -- -- --
Social Behavior & Community Health On Campus MPH DrPH
Public Health Practice Online MPH -- -- --
Public Health Fundamentals/Principles
Online Certificate -- -- --
Global Health
Certificate -- --
Health Disparities On Campus Certificate -- -- --
Public Health Surveillance/Preparedness
Certificate -- --