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Public Health Doctoral Programs

Public Health Doctoral Programs

The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (GWSPH) prepares PhD candidates to become an integral part of discovering and creating solutions to public health challenges nationally and globally. Our DrPH program provides experienced public health practitioners with advanced skills to lead domestic and global organizations into the future.

DrPH and PhD Programs Overview

Ranked No. 12 as a best public health school by U.S. News & World Report1 and the only public health school in the nation’s capital, Milken Institute SPH provides students with access to leaders and experts in the field.

With hands-on training opportunities and close interaction with research-leading faculty, you’ll gain an unparalleled education and the skills to lead diverse areas of global public health.


DrPH and PhD Degree Options

At GW, we are committed to provide doctoral students with practical training opportunities and access to our rapidly growing research infrastructure and mission-driven networks.

Our seven PhD degree programs and one DrPH program prepare researchers and public health professionals to make significant contributions to various fields of public health.

Doctor of Public Health - DrPH

Doctor of Public Health - DrPH
Environmental Health - PhD

Environmental Health - PhD
Epidemiology - PhD

Epidemiology - PhD
Exercise Physiology and Applied Nutrition - PhD

Exercise Physiology and Applied Nutrition - PhD
Global Public Health Sciences - PhD

Global Public Health Sciences - PhD
Health and Biomedical Data Science - PhD

Health and Biomedical Data Science - PhD
Health Policy - PhD

Health Policy - PhD
Social and Behavioral Sciences - PhD

Social and Behavioral Sciences - PhD