University at Buffalo

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Public Health


408 Capen Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Epidemiology; M.D./Ph.D-Epidemiology, M.S. - Epidemiology; M.S.-Epidemiology with Clinical Research Track; M.P.H. - Epidemiology, Environmental Health or Health Services Administration; M.P.H./M.D.; M.P.H./J.D.; M.P.H/M.S.W.; M.P.H./M.B.A.; M.P.H./PharmD

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MPH programs provide training for public health practitioners in epidemiology, environmental health sciences or health services administration. Our M.S. and Ph.D. programs are designed for the individual who wishes to pursue advanced training in epidemiological research. There is close collaboration with such facilities as Roswell Park Cancer Institute (NY State Dept. of Health's National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center), New York State, local Erie County and Niagara County Health Departments, local hospitals and other schools within our own urban research University. Financial aid in the form of salary and tuition support is only offered to Ph.D. students


The School of Public Health and Health Professions is accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health. The University at Buffalo is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL examination completed within two years of enrollment with a minimum acceptable score of 600 on the paper-based test, 250 on the computer-based test, or 100 on the internet-based test; or demonstration of proficiency in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The required minimum IELTS score is 7.5 overall (6.5 for Biostatistics Concentration). The IELTS score must be dated within two years of the time the student will enroll. Only the official original IELTS score report is acceptable; photocopies are not acceptable.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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