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We offer academic programs and research opportunities to help you understand disease causes, preventions and the best way to implement this knowledge to improve public health.  

  • Environmental Health Sciences MS
    The MS program in Environmental Health Sciences prepares you for a career as an environmental health research scientist, professional or specialist, or for continuing graduate study as a doctoral student in relevant scientific fields.
  • Epidemiology MS
    Gain the skills and knowledge necessary to design and conduct studies into understanding the causation, distribution, control, prevention and improvement of outcomes of disease and other health conditions.
  • Epidemiology PhD
    Design, conduct, analyze, interpret and discuss epidemiological research while earning the highest degree in epidemiology. Image copyright CDC/Jessie Blount.
  • Epidemiology MPH
    Study the frequency, distribution and determinants of human diseases and injuries in populations.
  • Environmental Health MPH
    Identify factors that influence health, and develop tools to sustain an environment that promotes health.
  • Health Services Administration MPH
    Learn how to assess population health needs, formulate policies and interventions, and assure the effective­ness of community programs and services.
  • Health Services Administration MPH Online
    Learn how to assess population health needs, formulate policies and interventions, and assure the effective­ness of community programs and services in a fully remote program.
  • International Development and Global Health MS
    Support more equitable health outcomes and development for communities around the world.
  • Public Health BS/ Epidemiology MS
    Gain an advanced understanding of population-level approaches to protecting and improving health, and prepare for a health-related career.
  • MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program
    With this collaborative program, you will earn two degrees—MD from UB’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and PhD in epidemiology—in less time and with fewer credits than each individually. 
  • Division of Environmental Health Sciences
    The Division of Environmental Health Sciences is your resource for environmental health education, research and service opportunities at UB.
  • Division of Health Services Policy and Practice
    A multidisciplinary program that combines innovative research with didactic training in core public health concepts, policy formulation, community health assessment, program intervention design, behavioral economics and financial incentives, implementation and dissemination research, program management and evaluation, and other core health services competencies.
  • Course Listings
    Graduate courses by area of interest.
  • Financial Assistance and Awards
    There are a variety of options available to assist you with the cost of your education. 
  • Graduate Student Activities
    Participate in programs that offer educational and leadership opportunities outside of the classroom.
  • How to Apply
    Learn about the program that's right for you and how to apply.
  • Advisement
    You will be assigned a faculty advisor to assist in planning a program that meets your educational goals, and to answer questions relating to graduate studies. The advisor will assist you until all coursework is completed and you choose a major professor to chair your MS or PhD thesis/project/dissertation or MPH integrative project. You should plan to consult with your advisor prior to registration each semester.