Master of Public Health

Discover innovative solutions to epidemics and reinvent the public health paradigm.


Master of Science

Study the data-driven field of biostatistics or the research-focused field of epidemiology.


Master of Arts

Explore a broad conception of bioethics encompassing both medical and environmental ethics.

Biostatistics (MPH and MS)

Applies statistical reasoning and methods to the analysis of public health, health care, biomedical, clinical and population-based data.

Bioethics (MA)

Combines the study of medical and environmental ethics on topics ranging from the use of embryonic stem cells and cloning to species preservation and biodiversity loss.

Epidemiology (MPH and MS)

Analyzes the distribution, determinants, and control of human disease.

Global and Environmental Public Health (MPH)

Emphasizes the development of strong leadership skills while planning and managing innovative global public health programs. The program collaborates with international colleagues in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Central Europe.

Public Health Nutrition (MPH)

Focuses on promoting health and reducing the risk of chronic diseases and obesity through educational and environmental approaches.

Public Health Policy and Management (MPH)

Dedicated to creating innovative policies and strategies to improve health care and population health.

Social And Behavioral Sciences (MPH)

Investigates the social, behavioral, and structural determinants of health.

The Value of an NYU GPH Degree

With a public health degree at NYU GPH, you’ll have access to top-notch faculty, dozens of labs for collaboration, and countless opportunities to network with New York City-based global organizations.

GPH offers a world-class public health degree in less time and at a lower cost, without the limitations of onsite classrooms or fixed schedules. You can build your degree around your life.

You can acquire the critical thinking skills and entrepreneurial opportunities needed to make a transformational impact in people’s lives.


Celina Hanson

Celina Hanson, MPH ‘13, combines her experience as a pharmacist with her MPH to work with UNICEF in the Middle East, leading teams of government and community partners to facilitate access to vaccination programs.

Alastair Bitsoi

Alastair Bitsoi, MPH ’17, is a communications coordinator in Salt Lake City with Utah Diné Bikéyah, a nonprofit that works with indigenous communities to protect their culturally significant ancestral lands, such as Bears Ears National Monument.

Brittany Wolf

Brittany Wolf, MPH '19, manages communications at Pfizer Oncology, leading initiatives to advance the knowledge of science that helps physicians and patients make informed decisions about health and treatment plans.


One Global Center

Our research labs and initiatives in tandem with a broad network of health organizations offer learning and work opportunities found only in New York City. And with more than a dozen study abroad sites, NYU allows you to expand your classroom beyond borders so you can learn about public health in a global context.

A Wealth of Diversity

With over 30 different languages spoken among last year’s incoming class, GPH’s diverse student body brings unique perspectives to class discussions, reflecting what it’s like to solve public health problems alongside people with backgrounds in science, writing, finance, medicine, community organizing, music and other fields.

10 Schools and Colleges

GPH was founded on a groundbreaking model that draws its strength from links to NYU’s schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, public administration, social work, education and engineering. World-class faculty across many disciplines will advise and mentor you on your journey to becoming a public health professional.

Accelerate Your Public Health Career

Leveraging NYU’s vast faculty and alumni network, 94% of our graduating students secure employment before graduation or shortly thereafter. MPH graduates work in 44 countries around the world as epidemiologists, C-suite officers, educators, nutritionists, biosecurity experts, journalists, data analysts, research scientists and more.