Future Students

As a student in the College of Public Health, you will learn how to protect and promote the health and well-being of people in your community and throughout the world. Your Ohio State education prepares you to be a vital part of the next generation of public health practitioners, health care leaders and scholars. And you will learn alongside people who value diversity, promote health equity, engage the community and advocate for changes that advance public health.

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Academic Programs

The College of Public Health offers undergraduate and graduate education along with degree enhancements across the core areas of public health. Find out how our degrees can help you harness your passion, reach your potential and find novel solutions to help all people thrive.

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Public Health Buckeyes

Joy Mason

MHA student leans on listening to best serve others

Joy Mason, Master of Health Administration

Joy is embracing new ideas to make health care more accessible.

Tinu Ijewemen

BSPH-MPH student focused on racism as a public health issue

Tinu Ijewemen, combined BSPH-MPH program

Tinu combined her interests in history, environmental justice and technology.

Sydney Randall

Music therapist inspired to address health care disparities

Sydney Randall, MPH, HBHP

Sydney to use Ohio State education to evaluate and propose policies to help those in need.

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Unrivaled public health experiences and boundless opportunity are among the reasons why Public Health at Ohio State may be the best decision for your education.

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Tailored education helps you reach public health goals

As a Public Health Buckeye, your education will be defined by incredible connections to people and opportunities at The Ohio State University and beyond. You will protect and promote the health of all people. You will be part of a community that…

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Seven health sciences colleges unlock public health possibilities for students

The Ohio State University is home to seven health science colleges where discovery and innovation happens every day. The expertise across the colleges of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Optometry…

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Alumni mentor students, bring community to Public Health

Ohio State Public Health alumni share a passion for improving public health and health care in our communities and throughout the world. And they share a common goal of ensuring the success of current students who will work alongside them and…

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Columbus: A vibrant city full of opportunity

Earning your degree from The Ohio State University College of Public Health not only means learning about today’s pressing public health challenges in the state’s capital city, it often means getting out in the community and helping to put…

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Diversify your public health education with a dual or combined degree

A public health degree opens up so many possibilities for an impactful career. Whether it is in a more traditional path such as community health, epidemiology or health care, or a career in a complimentary field such as public affairs,…

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Career success, opportunity shaped by education, applied experiences

As a student at Ohio State, you learn from faculty leading today’s pressing public health conversations. You will find your voice in public health and have the space to be heard — in the classroom, on campus and in the community. Our commitment…