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Understand and respond to health challenges in populations worldwide

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Gain the skills and tools to assess population health

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Address ethical questions that arise in medicine and health care

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Majors & Minors

Pursue a degree or take coursework in bioethics, environmental health, epidemiology, health policy, and health, behavior, and society.

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Get real-world experience addressing public health challenges in communities locally and globally.

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3-2 Program

The Department of Public Health Sciences in the University’s School of Medicine and Dentistry lets you earn a master’s degree sooner.

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Medical Center

The University of Rochester features a leading academic medical center, famous for its role in developing three vaccines now used globally. Our public health program builds on faculty expertise and research strengths in both the College and the Medical Center. We also offer educational programs in the Department of Public Health Sciences that are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

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Public health-related clusters are available in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences and engineering.

Public Health Careers

Gain the skills to confront complex challenges in a variety of settings. Our program prepares you for immediate careers, graduate school, or professional study.

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