Graduate and Professional

Explore graduate and professional degree programs in many disciplines and fields.

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Master Degrees

  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
    Address current and emerging public health challenges by obtaining the knowledge and skills you need to create change in our world. Concentrations include Biostatistics, Community Health and Health Behavior, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Services Administration, Individualized MPH and an Online Individualized MPH.


Our combined degree program in Occupational Therapy gives you the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in less time, and our unique professional doctor of physical therapy program gives you more hands on clinical experience than nearly any other program in the nation. Note that this program begins at the undergraduate level. Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Student Services and Recruitment for information about how to get started. 


  • Biostatistics PhD
    Contribute new discoveries to the discipline of biostatistics through original, independent research.
  • Community Health and Health Behavior PhD
    Prepare for a career in academic, governmental or private research by developing specialized knowledge of community and individual-level causes of public health problems and solutions.
  • Epidemiology PhD
    Design, conduct, analyze, interpret and discuss epidemiological research while earning the highest degree in epidemiology. Image copyright CDC/Jessie Blount.
  • Exercise Science PhD
    Conduct original research to better understand the link between exercise, nutrition and overall wellness as you prepare for your career in academia, government, health care or clinical research.
  • 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. 
  • Nutrition Science PhD
    The Nutrition Science PhD provides a combination of didactic learning and research experience in the field of nutrition science. This program emphasizes foundational courses in biochemistry, physiology and nutrition as well as a variety of opportunities for conducting high-quality research in both laboratory and clinical settings.
  • Rehabilitation Science PhD
    Investigate the theories of rehabilitation science through an interdisciplinary curriculum and establish a line of research to further establish the benefits of rehabilitation in health, wellness, and disease states.