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Two MPH students display a chalk art display for National Public Health Week 2016Public Health students and faculty in attendence at the 2015 APHA annual conference.


At UT, the graduate public health programs prepare students to be competent, future public health leaders. Our Master of Public Health (MPH) program has been accredited since 1969, making it the first nationally accredited program outside a school of public health. We also formed Tennessee’s first academic health department, with the purpose of bridging knowledge and improving health.

Our graduate programs are distinguished by the practical experience students gain through community-based class projects, volunteering opportunities, and well-matched field placements.

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Date Event
October 21, 2016
9 am – 2 pm
MPH Career Workshop
More details coming soon!

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