At the University of Maryland School of Public Health, we are driven by a passion to break down the barriers that keep individuals, families, communities and populations from attaining optimum health and wellness. We are committed to fnding new and better ways to promote health, prevent disease and prolong active, high-quality lives. There are so many issues that impact health — including obesity, climate change, substance abuse, violence, aging and poverty. And while these are all complex issues, we Terps love a challenge. 

Graduate students at the School of Public Health are a vital part of our academic community. With a wide variety of professional experiences and personal backgrounds, students in our programs share a commitment to public health and meaningful research. Located just outside of Washington, DC, the School of Public Health holds strong ties to federal government agencies, as well as to local community partners. Our students benefit from these relationships, through world-class fellowships, conferences, and career placement opportunities. 

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