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Program in Public Health

UC Irvine

About Us

The Program in Public Health (PPH) was established in 2003 to provide institutional focus for existing academic strengths in various sub-disciplines of public health, and to facilitate well-grounded education and innovative research in emerging aspects of the field. Under the Program in Public Health, undergraduate degree programs began enrolling students in 2006, and the Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention was established in 2007 to advance the collaborative interdisciplinary mission of public health research and education. The Program in Public Health is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). In coming years, the Program will expand to become a School of Public Health. Offering 2 undergraduate degrees in Public Health Science & Policy, the MPH and the PhD, more about the instructional programs & research opportunities are noted at the Program's website at