Why Choose UConn?

Public health careers in the 21st century demand proficiency interprofessional collaboration, encompassing skills relevant to system-level strategies addressing health within the context of our environment and social structures. Our program invites you to become a part of a dynamic community, where students, alumni, faculty, and community partners work together to shape our public health systems and services. When considering the landscape of public health in Connecticut, the impact of our program cannot be overstated.

Our alumni and faculty are found in various positions across the university and throughout the state. MPH program alumni hold positions as:
• Health directors and staff in state and local health departments
• Managers of community health and social service organizations
• Managers and scientists of pharmaceuticals firms, health insurance companies, and hospital systems
• Educators and researchers
• Community-based physicians
• Public policy advocates



  • Winter Donation Drive
    It is that time of the year, the time when those who go without need more help.  It is COLD, and too cold for those who are homeless.  As representatives of the Department of Public Health Sciences and The Program in Applied Public Health Sciences, it is now a time when we can continue to […]