We have 82 public health degree programs in Texas, available at 7 universities. Surprisingly according to our research, offerings for bachelors degrees are very limited in Texas, but the state has over 50 masters-level offerings (including bachelors-to-masters transitional programs).
Texas also has more offerings for PhD/doctorate level programs than most states, with 20 programs.
By far the most popular program is the masters of public health in Texas, which is consistent across the U.S.
Overview of a few public health universities in TX
Texas A&M Health Science Center in Round Rock is one of the more popular choices in Texas for grad students to get their masters in public health. They have dozens of concentrations, including the basic epidemiology/public health concentration, and more specialized options such as community health, health care management, and biostatistics.
Texas A&M Health Science Center also has a number of specialized masters to doctoral transitional programs, as well as a number of specialized doctorate programs, such as environmental health, social and behavior health, and health services research.
The University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Forth Worth has a few different options as well, and is one of the few public health universities in Texas that offers an online MPH degree.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston also has a number of PhD degree specialties, with concentrations in behavioral sciences, biostatistics, policy sciences, health promotion, and epidemiology and disease control among the more popular.
- The online Master of Public Health (MPH) program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University ([email protected]) prepares public health professionals to make a difference in communities around the world, helping students succeed in advancing the health of populations locally and globally. Complete your MPH in 12 months. GRE waivers available.
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- The online Master of Public Health (MPH) program at New England Institute of Technology (a private non-profit university regionally accredited by the NEASC) is available entirely online, with a tuition that’s among the lowest in the US for MPH programs. New England Tech courses are accelerated, with ten week terms and four academic quarters per year, designed for you to achieve your degree quickly, while fitting in with the rest of your life. Learn More.
- Simmons' online Master of Public Health program, [email protected], is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. You'll learn core public health methodology, leadership, and advocacy skills needed to improve population health equity. No GRE required.
Outlook in TX for public health professionals
Overall the public health industry is expected to grow, especially in the areas of data and biotechnology. With the general job and career growth in Texas, we believe it will also be an excellent choice for public health professionals and epidemiologists.
Once you graduate with your bachelors, masters, or doctorate public health degree, we recommend checking out the Texas Public Health Association's job postings. There are always a number of highly relevant listings for those looking for a new position.