Stony Brook University (S.U.N.Y.)

Graduate Program in Public Health

Public Health


Ward Melville Social and Behavioral Sciences Building S-601

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY 11794

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.P.H. - Master of Public Health

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Graduate Program in Public Health's mission is to train individuals who wish to integrate the knowledge, skills, vision, and values of public health into their careers and provide leadership in the field. The Graduate Program in Public Health is located in the Stony Brook University School of Medicine.The Program of study is 45 credits and consists of a public health core (24 credits), a Practicum, a Capstone Seminar, and a concentration in Evaluative Sciences, Community Health, or Public Health Practice. The Program can accommodate full-time or part-time study. The Program seeks intellectually inquisitive people from all socioeconomic, educational, racial, and ethnic backgrounds who can provide special contributions to the field of public health and the Program. The Program considers the potential contribution of each applicant to the student body and the public health field.The University is located on Long Island, about 60 miles from New York City. In a general ranking released in November 2004 of the more than 8,300 universities worldwide, the London Times Higher Education Supplement ranked Stony Brook 136th and in the top 50 in North America. It ranked Stony Brook 33rd worldwide in research impact. In addition, in a rating of the best sciences universities globally, it ranked Stony Brook 76th in the world, making it the 21st in the U.S., and 10th among U.S. public universities. The Institute for Higher Education in Shanghai ranked Stony Brook among the top 150 universities in the world.


Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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