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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

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MPH student dreams of becoming a city health commissioner

Kaitlyn Jones, MPH, Health Promotion and Health Behavior

Kaitlyn Jones was drawn to programs in both the College of Public Health and the College of Social Work for their strong focus on advocacy, social justice and policy change.

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Exploring connections between data and policymaking

Rosa Negash, MPH, Epidemiology

Rosa Negash explores some of the most important topics in public health today using her data management and analysis skills.

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Driven by love for community, desire to make change

Sharmake Diriye, MPH, Epidemiology

Sharmake Diriye combines his love for the Columbus-based Somali community he grew up in with a drive to diminish systemic barriers and improve health outcomes for all.

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REASONS TO CHOOSE OHIO STATE

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 possibilities for Public Health 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...