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Pursue a degree in public health at one of the top-ranked schools of public health in the country. With a rigorous Michigan Public Health education that includes engaging learning opportunities with top faculty, access to innovative laboratory and field settings, and community-based and entrepreneurial training, you’ll prepare for a career of positive, transformative change. Our graduates join a community of 18,000 alumni and enter the world ready to address our biggest public health challenges.

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On The Podcast

Vic Strecher: Living with purpose

Vic Strecher, a professor renowned for his work in digital health, discusses the concept of purpose. Drawing from personal loss and research, he explains how a strong sense of purpose can lead to a longer life, with improved emotional and physical wellbeing.

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In The News

Michigan Public Health ranks among top 5 schools

The University of Michigan School of Public Health has been ranked #5 in U.S. News and World Report’s list of Best Public Health Schools. The School of Public Health also ranks among the top schools in five specialty rankings issued by U.S. News.

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In The News

University of Michigan researchers receive Javits Award

Two University of Michigan researchers have received the Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for their work on stroke health disparities in Mexican Americans.

Students from the University of Michigan School of Public Health Class of 2024 in Hill Auditorium for graduation.

In The News

Alumna delivers message to Class of 2024

On May 2, 2024, the University of Michigan School of Public Health celebrated more than 400 graduates during commencement at the historic Hill Auditorium who received 286 master’s degrees, 100 undergraduate degrees and 28 doctoral degrees. Jodi-Ann Burey, MPH ’14, addressed the Class of 2024, thanking them for persevering during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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of recent graduates are employed or pursuing an advanced degree
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July 23: NACCHO360 Exhibition

Come see Michigan Public Health at our booth at the NACCHO360 conference in downtown Detroit!

July 24: Mid-SURE

Come see Michigan Public Health at the 2024 Mid-SURE research symposium to learn more about our graduate programs!

Degrees Designed for Impact

At Michigan Public Health, we educate and train tomorrow’s public health leaders. Our students work at the forefront of the public health field as they study, grow, and serve communities local and global. Explore our degree offerings, careers in public health, and life in Ann Arbor, and learn more about our inclusive, passionate community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Engaged Learning

Chenxi Sun, MPH ’20, was among a group of students who completed a 40-hour HAZWOPER—Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response—training program at the Michigan State Police's Emergency Management and Homeland Security Training Center.

Student Snapshots

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