Department of Public Health

Public health is, in the words of the Institute of Medicine, "What we as a society do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy.''

Public health promotes well-being, prevents disease, social circumstances or emotional events that reduce the level of healthy functioning.

Become an effective advocate as you promote the health of individuals, organizations, and communities with the Master of Public Health (MPH.) from UIS. You will explore public health issues and gain real-world experience.

There are two separate steps to apply:

1. You must apply to the UIS Graduate School

Unlike undergraduate programs, which allow students to simply apply to the university and declare a major, graduate application is two separate processes.  Apply to UIS Graduate School

2. You must also apply to Master of Public Health program office Apply to the MPH Program

Additional Resources

Applicants to the Master of Public Health Degree must submit a GRE Report prior to consideration! Information concerning the GRE test is available here

Email the Master of Public Health Office or call 217-206-6720