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MPH Program in Health Services


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The Master of Public Health in Health Services is a master's degree offered by the University of Washington. Since its founding in 1969, our two-year, full-time program has equipped graduates with the knowledge and skills to improve health in diverse populations by solving problems in rapidly changing societies and health systems.

We offer analytical and practical knowledge and skills to candidates who have some experience in health fields and who want to assume positions of greater responsibility in improving the public's health and the effectiveness of health care and population health services. Our program's primary focus is population health and the health care system in the United States.

Our world-class faculty are able to mentor students with a large diversity of educational backgrounds and training interests. We have over 1,000 alumni, and our graduates pursue distinguished practice and research careers in community organizations, academia, government agencies, and the private sector.

The degree is offered by the Department of Health Systems and Population Health in the UW School of Public Health, which is rated ninth nationally in the most recent rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The program is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.