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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.

 Latest News from the Department of Public Health


Upcoming Events

  • January 19, 2018Logo for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Visit
      1:00 – 4:00 pm
      Students and faculty visit the CDC Museum and Emergency Operations Center.
      Requires advanced registration.
    • Atlanta UTK Public Health Alumni Mingle
       4:30 – 6:30 pm
      Atlanta, GA
      Location and registration information here.
  • February 23, 2018
    • Annual Public Health Student Research Day
      8:00 am – 3:30 pm
      More information coming soon.
  • April 6, 2018
    • MPH Comprehensive Exam
      9:00 am – 3:00 pm
      Contact Dr. Brown to register.
      Registration deadline is 1/31/2018.

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MPH Virtual Open House!

Want to learn more about our Master’s program?  Join us for a free online information session conducted via live video conference. You’ll get the opportunity to interact directly with our MPH program director and our internship coordinator.

Upcoming Sessions*

Friday, January 5
Wednesday, January 10
Tuesday January 23
Friday, February 2
Tuesday, February 13
Friday, March 2

Registration is required so that we can provide you with a digital invitation and a direct link to the online meeting.  Click here to register

*All sessions run from 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST.

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