City University Of New York, The Graduate Center

The Graduate Center

Public Health


365 Fifth Avenue

New York City, NY 10016

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Public Health (DPH)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Doctor of Public Health (DPH) program prepares future faculty members for the growing number of training programs in public and community health and leaders for the public health workforce. Courses are taught by doctoral faculty from the Public Health Programs at Brooklyn, Hunter and Lehman Colleges and the Graduate Center. Additional DPH faculty are from other participating CUNY campuses. By drawing on faculty from throughout CUNY, the DPH program offers comprehensive interdisciplinary perspectives on public health and related fields. The GC awards the DPH degree with the CUNY School of Public Health (SPH) at Hunter College. The CUNY DPH Program Specialization Tracks: Community, Society and Health Epidemiology Environmental and Occupational Health Health Policy and Management Qualified applicants in any track may also apply to an optional concentration in Public Health Nutrition.


All of CUNY’s campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All of CUNY’s degree programs are registered with the New York State Department of Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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