Create a healthier world

Help people live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
Focus on prevention instead of treating the symptoms of disease.
Improve health for entire populations through research, education, and policy.

Prospective students

Undergraduate Programs

Learn about our Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in public health.

Undergraduate programs

Graduate Programs

We offer professional and academic graduate degrees across the public health disciplines.

Graduate programs

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Hear from Hawkeyes

Lia Love

Balancing academics and community involvement

Lia Love, undergraduate student

“I believe it is important for students to engage with activities and organizations outside of the classroom as it broadens your outlook on the world.”

Lauren Kloft

Forging connections and fostering collaboration

Lauren Kloft, MPH ’24

“My time at the College of Public Health has been enriched by the unwavering support of the faculty and the myriad opportunities for growth.”

Maanya Pandey

Making a difference in the community

Maanya Pandey, undergraduate student

“I chose to study public health because I am fascinated by the hard sciences and mechanisms of life, but I am also passionate about social justice.”

Esme Gibson

Excelling in the lab and on the pitch

Esme Gibson, graduate student

“I landed on community and behavioral health for my graduate degree as I want to be able to work with and positively influence local communities’ health and well-being.”


Research is what sets the College of Public Health apart.
Our faculty are among the most productive researchers on campus.

$205 million

in research funding over the past five fiscal years

$43 million

in research funding for fiscal year 2023

$16 million

in research funding for first quarter of fiscal year 2024

Learn more about our research