Public Health Leadership Program Degrees and Certificates

The Public Health Leadership Program at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health offers master’s and master’s-to-doctoral degrees.

Master’s

The Master of Public Health in Public Health Leadership with Health Care and Prevention Track (MPH) provides physicians and medical students with a population perspective and the skills to use that perspective in clinical and community settings.

MPH Core
MPH Core Contact: Pamela Lee, MA

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The Master of Public Health with Leadership Track (MPH) is designed for new and experienced professionals interested in public health practice and in strengthening their leadership capabilities in a public health context. Applicants come from a variety of disciplines and have a range of experiences. To meet student’s unique needs, the curriculum builds on previous work experiences and allows some flexibility within the program of study. Optional concentrations are available in global health, field epidemiology, and other areas of public health practice.

MPH Core
MPH Core Contact: Pamela Lee, MA

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MPH Contact: Student Services

The Master of Public Health with Occupational Health Nursing Track (MPH) provides education and training to professional nurses so they may better promote worker health and safety. The interdisciplinary curriculum supports the scientific and disciplinary development of occupational health nursing and provides opportunities to apply knowledge through a mentored practicum experience. Students graduate with program planning and evaluation expertise, well-prepared for leadership/management and consultant positions in industry, government, and other occupational health settings.

MPH Core
MPH Core Contact: Pamela Lee, MA

Program Details
Application Details
MPH Contact: Susan Randolph, MSN


Master’s to Doctoral

The Dual Master of Public Health and Doctor of Pharmacy (MPH-PHARMD) program prepares students for pharmacist roles that, increasingly, require proficiency in medication therapy management and health promotion on the patient, regional, state and national levels. A public health pharmacist is expected to use their pharmacotherapeutic knowledge and skills in combination with their public health skills to plan, organize, manage, and perform drug-related activities within a specific public health focus or setting.

Program Details
MPH-PHARMD Contact: Johnston King


Certificates