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Two college students walking with a bicycle and a dog.Public Health students and faculty in attendence at the 2015 APHA annual conference.African American graduate student interacts with her young daughter.Diverse group of students and faculty listen to presentations during the Public Health Annual Reserach Day.Individuals from different racial and ethnic backgrounds interact in front of a local health department.

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.

Upcoming Events

Date Event
Feb. 12, 2016 Annual Public Health Student Research Day
Frieson Black Cultural Center
9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Feb. 16, 2016 Knox County Health Department Tours
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Click here for event information (.pdf)
Feb. 24, 2016 Career Workshop #4: Interviewing and Job Negotiation
229 Student Union Career Development Center
1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (time revised, formerly 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m,)
Click here for our pdf flyer.
To register, please visit:
Feb. 26, 2016 Knox County Health Department Tours
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Click here for event information (.pdf)
April 1, 2016 MPH Comprehensive Exam:
Click here for informational pdf file
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

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