Degrees & Programs

Our four distinct degree types and numerous dual-degree and program minor offerings cover the entire range of public health topics essential for a healthy world, including racism, climate change, and emerging infectious diseases. Through rigorous education, students leave UMN ready to take on the challenges of a rapidly changing world and drive efforts toward health equity.

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Learn more about an MPH degree

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Learn more about an MHA degree

Master of Science (MS)

Learn more about an MS degree

Executive (Working Professionals) Degrees

For mid-career students who have at least 2-3 years work experience in a public health or health care setting. Our executive programs blend online coursework with intensive in-person courses, allowing for flexibility in your continued learning.

Doctoral (PhD)

4+1 Degrees

For undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at the University of Minnesota. The programs allow students to combine a MPH or MS degree with their BA or BS degree in just one additional year of coursework.


Dual degree programs provide students with comprehensive skills and training that complement any public health education and practice. The MPH degree may be completed online and students from other institutions may apply to our MPH degree program. We will be glad to work your curriculum at your institute. The School of Public Health offers dual degrees with the following UMN programs:



School of Public Health minors give students in other disciplines an opportunity to integrate a foundation in public health theories and practice.

Undergraduate Minor

Graduate Minors

Programs in India

Students are actively engaged in global health activities in India through research, education, and service through the following programs:

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