An academic concentration at Brown is an in-depth study centering on one or more disciplines, a problem or theme, or a broad question. The School of Public Health offers two undergraduate concentrations:

Public Health

The Brown MPH has a singular purpose: to train leaders in public health who are armed with the skills to conduct research, bring about policy change, and positively affect the health of populations. The program includes an internship, a thesis, and the option of customizing your MPH with one of several concentrations:

Generalist Health Behavior
Applied Epidemiology and Biostatistics Health Services
Environmental Health Maternal and Child Health
Global Health  

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The School of Public Health offers specialized master’s degrees in:

Clinical & Translational Research
Global Public Health

Brown University undergraduates may pursue a 5th-year master's in:

Global Public Health

The Certificate Program in Clinical & Translational Research is designed for physicians, doctorally-trained basic scientists, and students in doctoral programs or medical school.

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The School of Public Health offers several opportunities for highly-motivated students to complete dual degree programs at an accelerated pace:


Academic Departments

Our four departments are the academic homes of our graduate degree programs. Learn more about the degrees they offer, their faculty, and their areas of research.