Academics

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
Statistics

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
Global Health Maternal and Child Health

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

Biostatistics
Clinical & Translational Research
Global Public Health

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

Biostatistics
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:

MD/MPH
MPH/MPA
Five-year UG/MPH
Brown-Tougaloo Partnership in Public Health Education

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.