Embark on Your Academic Journey at World-Known University of Illinois System

Our public health programs are focused on designing curriculum that builds future public health leaders who are equipped with comprehensive skills to tackle complex public health challenges, which will make you a more desirable candidate for hire upon graduation.


No GRE required and applications accepted at any time.



Master of Public Health - Environmental Health

The nationally accredited STEM degree prepares you to work on the health of the environment.

Master of Public Health – General

The degree trains you to become a public health leader across the globe.

MPH/HMS Joint Degree

The degree provides a multidisciplinary curriculum to work in diverse communities to meet needs in public health and human services.

MPH/MPA Joint Degree

The degree with trans-disciplinary training to lead the future of public health expertise in public health administration.

Graduate Certificates

These certificates enhance your career and address professional development needs of the current public health workforce.

Public Health Minor

Learn practical skills grounded in public health to expand your career options and solve today's global health challenges.

A Public Health Degree That Opens Doors

We believe expertise is best developed through hands-on or direct experience with real-world, professional work. So, we offer you many opportunities to do so. All courses are taught by faculty from diverse academic and methodological backgrounds with the most promising and/or distinguished scholars and public health professionals. Students receive direct personal attention through faculty mentoring and advising to meet individual needs and interests. As a UIS MPH student, you can learn anywhere and anytime from faculty, rich resources, and alumni!

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Department News
May 14, 2020
Two University of Illinois Springfield professors, in collaboration with professors at Tuskegee University in Alabama, have received a three…
Apr 29, 2020
Molly Lamb of Chatham has been named the new executive director of the University of Illinois Springfield Center for State Policy and Leadership…
Dec 16, 2020
The Springfield Innovation Hub, the University of Illinois Springfield Center for State Policy and Leadership and the Community Health Roundtable…