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Welcome to the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health!


At the graduate level, students can pursue advanced study in public health through doctoral and master degrees and certificates and minors.

PhD Programs
The 90-credit PhD degrees in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis. To learn more about all doctoral programs, please visit the Fairbanks School of Public Health website.

The Fairbanks School of Public Health offers eight, 12-credit doctoral minors.

DrPH Program in Global Health Leadership (DrPH) 

The 45-credit hour DrPH program focuses on leadership skills through diverse experiences and exposure to a wide range of perspectives.  Learning is achieved experientially, through highly interactive debates and discussions. Rich exchanges happen in real time, regardless of where in the world scholars are located. Unique advantages to the program include:  global curriculum, global faculty and global network.

Masters Programs

The Fairbanks School of Public Health offers five master’s degrees and multiple dual, joint and coordinated curricula degrees.

The 45-credit Master of Public Health (MPH) degree offers five concentrations: Global and Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, Public Health Informatics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. 

The 51-credit Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree offers advanced study in health administration. The MHA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The MHA program is also a member of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration. 

The 36-credit Master of Science in Biostatistics (MS) provides a solid grounding in study design and data collection, management, and analysis, as well as appropriate interpretation and communication of study findings. Graduates will have competencies in three areas, public health, biostatistics, and data management and computation.

The 30-credit Master of Science in Product Stewardship (MS) degree educates students to help businesses protect people and the environment through all stages of a product’s life cycle.

The 30-credit Master of Science in Global Health and Sustainable Development (MS) prepares students with a broad, contemporary foundation of knowledge, skills and abilities in global Health.  This includes attention to public Health across low, middle and high income countries as well as the social, economic, political and organizational conditions that comprise the environmental backdrop for health and well-being.

The following degrees offer coordinated curricula on the IUPUI campus:
- MS in Kinesiology-Certificate in Public Health
- MA in Bioethics-MPH

Graduate Certificates
Graduate Certificate programs include:  
- Graduate Certificate in Health Policy (18 credits)
- Graduate Certificate in Health Systems Management (15 credits)
- Graduate Certificate in Public Health (15 credits)
- Graduate Certificate in Product Stewardship (15 credits)