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School of Public Health
School of Public Health

University of Washington School of Public Health

SPH at a Glance

Students Enrolled 2015:
1446 Total
525 undergraduates,921 graduate students
74% women,9% underrepresented minorities
61% WA residents,10% international
New Students 2015:
307 undergraduates, 369 graduate students
Degrees Awarded 2014-2015:
169 undergraduate,252 masters,51 doctoral
Faculty 157 primary,105 joint,182 adjunct,543 affiliate & clinical,987 total
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Biostatistics, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Services

Interdisciplinary Degree Programs

Health Administration, Maternal and Child Health, Nutritional Sciences, Pathobiology, Public Health Genetics

Graduate Degrees Offered Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS), Master of Health Administration (MHA), Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management (MHIHIM), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Undergraduate Programs BS or BA in Public Health, BS or Minor in Environmental Health, BS in Health Informatics and Health Information Management, Minor in Global Health, Minor in Nutritional Sciences
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Certificate & Professional Programs Executive MHA & MPH programs; certificate programs include Medical Management, Health Policy, Public Health Genetics, Clinical Research Methods
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Centers and Institutes

More than 50 Research Centers, including Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Center for Public Health Nutrition, Institute for Public Health Genetics, International Training and Education Center on HIV

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Rankings The School ranked sixth in the nation in the most recent US News and World Report survey of graduate schools of public health, and third among publicly funded schools of public health.
Accreditation Accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), plus five program-level accrediting bodies such as the American Dietetic Association and Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Service Administration
Total budget $214 million (81% Grants & Contracts, 14% University & State Funds, 5% Other)
Some of our
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle Children's Hospital, Veteran's Affairs, Public Health–Seattle & King County, Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Labor & Industry, PATH
Founded 1970