Univ of Maryland School of Public Health
At the University of Maryland School of Public Health, we are driven by a passion to break down the societal barriers that keep individuals, families, communities and populations from optimum health and wellness.
Established in 2007 to advance a better state of health for the diverse populations of Maryland and beyond, our school builds upon a foundation of disciplines that originated over 165 years ago when our land grant university was established.
With more than 2800 students across 25 different degree programs—including bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and certificate programs—the UMD School of Public Health is preparing the next generation of public health leaders who are dedicated to advancing health equity, literacy and smart, science-based solutions to promote well-being.
We're ranked in the top ten public schools of public health in the country — and tied for No. 19 overall. Our academic excellence and location at one of the nation’s leading research institutions positions us to advance and translate public health knowledge to improve health and well-being for all.
Our academic programs provide you with:
Leadership and career development - Interdisciplinary and hands-on experiences that accelerate your successful entry into the public health workforce
Expertise from leading faculty who are dedicated to mentorship and supporting student success
Authentic community connections to local and global partner organizations
Cultural competency skills through our focus on promoting health equity, health literacy and social justice
Unique research and internship experiences found only in the national capital region
We are Public Health Terps! Join us in fearlessly promoting health for all!
Stop by booth 1441 to learn more about our programs and speak with a member of our Graduate Admissions team!