An MPH is a public health professional degree that prepares you to enter the public health field by working for an agency or organization.
An MS is an academic degree that prepares you to do research in academia or industry. We offer the MS in the following departments:
Pitt Public Health also offers two non-public health professional degrees.
Joint degrees allow you to combine your Pitt Public Health studies with a second from across the University of Pittsburgh, including:
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