Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Our 45-credit, two-year competency-based program requires coursework in one of eight specialty tracks as well as a 150-hour Applied Practice Experience and a Culminating Experience (e.g. master's thesis, manuscript, or capstone project).

Our mission is to educate our students to prevent disease, protect the environment, and promote good health in partnership with the populations they serve. Through interdisciplinary research and innovation, policy analysis, and advocacy, our students and graduates translate knowledge into practice to serve local, national, and global communities, Our MPH graduates serve in a variety of roles within many diverse settings, including public health practice, government agencies, industry, academia, the non-profit sector, and private practice.

As an MPH student, you have the opportunity to specialize in one of eight areas:

You can also earn an MPH from ISMMS through one of three dual-registered joint degree programs:

  • MSW/MPH in collaboration with Fordham University's Graduate School of Social Service
  • DPM/MPH in collaboration with New York College of Podiatric Medicine