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Discover Public Health at the University of Minnesota -- one of the top schools of public health in the country, a distinction that reflects our firm commitment to academic and research excellence.

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The School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota is a nationally ranked Top 10 institution. Our school offers a superior array of advanced degrees and is home to numerous world-renowned research and training centers.

Our faculty members are among the leading experts in public health today. They are regularly sought after by national and international media to provide perspectives on some of the world’s most troubling public health problems, such as infectious disease, smoking and obesity.


Working together, our faculty, staff and students are dedicated to preventing disease, encouraging better health and promoting the common good.

The University of Minnesota School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

School at a Glance

Current dean
John R. Finnegan Jr.
No. 8 public health school, U.S. News & World Report
Environmental Health Sciences
Epidemiology & Community Health
Health Policy & Management
Regular faculty
Current students
1,256 from 48 different countries
Degree programs
21 master’s (MPH, MS, MHA); 4 doctoral
10,000+ living today
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