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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 applied practice experiences.


Upcoming Events

  • Health Policy Forum
  • MPH Fall Comprehensive Exam
    • November 5, 2021; 9:00 AM – 3:00PM
      Location:  TBD

Policy Forum 2021

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The Department of Public health adopts a new
Diversity Action Plan.

The DPH supports and stands in solidarity with the BLM movement.
DPH Anti-Racism Statement

Alumni Quote
The UT MPH program contributed to my professional success in that it allows me to take advantage of health education opportunities with patients. I am more aware of teachable moments.

– Kenetra Hix, MPH (’09)