The UW-Milwaukee Zilber School of Public Health conducts rigorous public health research and scholarship, educates the current and future public health workforce, and influences the development of strategies and policies that promote health among diverse populations.


Degree Programs

The Master of Public Health is designed to prepare students with the foundation necessary to build a career of leadership in public health. This program is accepting admissions for Fall.

The PhD in Public Health - Community and Behavioral Health Promotion will train students in a social ecological approach to health promotion and behavior change from a public health perspective.

The PhD in Environmental and Occupational Health broadly focuses on the environmental determinants of disease in the general population and occupational settings. It allows students the opportunity to investigate the interaction of such environmental factors with individual facets of disease susceptibility such as genetics, age, and development.

Degree programs currently only enroll new students in the Fall semester and application deadlines for degree programs are as follows: Early decision November 1st, and Final decision March 1st.

Future Programs

The PhD in Epidemiology will study distribution and determinants of disease and disability in populations.

The PhD in Public Health Policy will prepare researchers and teachers to address policy and administration issues that impact public health.

If you would like more information about the PhD programs in planning stages, or any others from the list above, please contact us.