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

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Ranked No. 12 as a best public health school by U.S. News & World Report 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.







Why choose the George Washington University for your Doctoral Degree in Public Health?

PhD and DrPH students will benefit from mentorship and proximity to experts and agencies immersed in the most current health policy and public health topics in the hub of health policy decision-making and debate.

The GWSPH is made up of seven departments, unified with the focused goal of advancing health around the world. Each doctoral program features a multidisciplinary curriculum and is taught by renowned faculty with a wealth of expertise.

Request information to learn more about earning your DrPH or PhD in public health from the George Washington University.