Thomas Jefferson University

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

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. 


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. 


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


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Admissions Coordinator
901 Walnut Street, 10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: (215) 503-5305