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Educational Programs

poster sessionOur graduate programs are designed to actively prepare graduates for careers in public health, health services research, epidemiology, and clinical research. These programs take advantage of a unique setting within a leading School of Medicine and afford the opportunity for intensive, advanced training including theoretical and practice-based learning. Classes provide a rich learning environment, using a combination of online and in-person lectures. Our programs draw students from a wide mix of disciplines and backgrounds. Students accumulate real-world skills, including critical thinking, community engagement, communication, problem-solving, and data management and analysis. The programs combine active training in modern research methods with innovative educational approaches designed for today’s adult learner. Each program seeks to train practitioners and scientists who are prepared to excel and lead in the ever-changing public health and clinical research environment.

What Our Students Are Saying

"Being right next to the medical center is a huge asset, I think, to the program. You get to connect with real-life projects and people that are working in public health."

"There’s a lot of time to spend with professors, with your fellow students who are going through the same experience you are, but it’s very intimate. You get to know each other personally and academically."

Public Health Sciences webinar on Master's Programs


Master's Programs Fact Sheet - Download Now

Roles and Responsibilities of Supervisors and Graduate Students

URMC Guidelines to Assure a Professional and Respectful Learning Environment

Please feel free to contact individual instructors for any course-specific questions you may have or contact our Graduate Programs Administrator at:

(585) 275-7882