Thomas Jefferson University

Degrees & Programs


Public Health

Public Health is an interdisciplinary field of study and practice with two primary goals – the prevention of illness, disease and injury, and the promotion and protection of human health. In achieving these goals, Public Health emphasizes social justice, supports human rights and respects the dignity of individuals and the integrity of communities. Learn more

Master's Degree (on-site)

A comprehensive program, it develops competencies in five key public health areas – behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology and health policy, advocacy and management

Dual Degrees

Dual-degree options allow students to apply coursework from other degree programs to the Thomas Jefferson University Master of Public Health program

Graduate Certificate (on-site)

The Certificate in Public Health provides a basic foundation in key areas of Public Health and can be applied to the Master's Degree at a future date.

Population Health

Population Health works to achieve the health and well-being of the individual by improving the health of the larger population. It promotes a holistic view of health and stresses the importance of prevention and wellness. Learn more

Doctoral Degree (on-site)

Our PhD in Population Health Sciences prepares leaders with global vision to analyze the determinants of health

Master's Degree (online)

A comprehensive program, it develops competencies in five key public health areas – behavioral and social sciences, biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology and health policy, advocacy and management

Graduate Certificate (online)

The online program is intended for current and emerging healthcare leaders who wish to understand the new population health paradigm

Health Policy

Thomas Jefferson University’s Master of Science and Certificate programs in Health Policy prepare leaders to plan and implement solutions to the current challenges facing healthcare through analysis, evaluation and research. Learn more

Master's Degree (online)

Graduates of the Master’s Degree achieve deeper and more comprehensive proficiency in research methods and statistical techniques that support formulating and implementing policy.

Graduate Certificate (online)

Graduates of the Certificate program achieve basic competency in policy analysis and the ability to evaluate the organization, financing and delivery of health care in the U.S.

Healthcare Quality & Safety

The Jefferson School of Population Health (JSPH) offers pioneering online graduate programming in healthcare quality and patient safety (HQS). Learn more

Master's Degree (online)

The Masters’ degree programs prepare national and international healthcare professionals to achieve leadership positions in healthcare quality and safety

Graduate Certificate (online)

Graduates of the Certificate program are able to achieve knowledge and skills to serve as HQS project managers

Applied Health Economics & |Outcomes Research

Applied Health Economics & Outcomes Research (AHEOR) is an academic discipline that focuses on whether or not a product or service is efficacious and benefits patients. Learn more

Master's Degree (online)

Graduates of the Master’s Degree program achieve deeper and more comprehensive proficiency in techniques and methods of health outcomes research

Graduate Certificate (online)

Graduates of the Certificate program achieve basic competencies in Applied Health Economics & Outcomes Research

Operational Excellence

The online Graduate Certificate program in Operational Excellence recognizes the need for health providers and services to develop problem solvers within their institutions. Learn more

Graduate Certificate (online)

Learn to identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement and design and implement effective strategies to increase efficiency and decrease waste.