Full List of Public Health Degrees in Texas

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.

State Public Health Resources

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.

*Consider accredited online MPH programs that can put a Master's of Public Health degree well within reach:

  • 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.
    Click here for admissions information.
  • The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers fully online, part-time master’s degree and certificate programs, designed for working professionals. The Online Programs for Applied Learning (OPAL) focus on emergent industry sectors that have a resounding need for highly skilled professionals. These flexible, online graduate programs are currently offered in the fields of Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality, Population Health Management and Spatial Analysis, and can be completed in as little as 2 years. Request Information.
  • The Online MPH at Benedictine University is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and offers four specialization tracks in Health Education & Promotion, Health Management & Policy, Emergency Preparedness, or Epidemiology. With the accelerated MPH track and two dual-degree options, you can also earn an MBA or MS in Management and Organizational Behavior with your MPH. A GRE-waiver is available to students who qualify and there is no residency requirement associated with the curriculum. Click for Admissions Info.

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.

State Public Health Indicator Ranks

State Poverty Rank: 
10
State Poverty Percentage: 
17%
State Uninsured Rank: 
1
State Uninsured Percentage: 
25%

Population Trending

2013: 
26,448,193
2012: 
26,059,203
2011: 
25,631,778
2010: 
25,242,683

Featured Online Master's in Public Health Programs

The following sponsored schools offer MPH degrees online, and are currently accepting applicants for their programs.

Council on Education for Public Health Accredited | Earn your MPH in as little as 12 months
Bloomberg School of Public Health | Online Programs for Applied Learning
✔ CEPH Accredited

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers fully online, part-time master’s degree and certificate programs, designed for working professionals. The Online Programs for Applied Learning (OPAL) focus on emergent industry sectors that have a resounding need for highly skilled professionals. These flexible, online graduate programs are currently offered in the fields of Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality, Population Health Management and Spatial Analysis, and can be completed in as little as 2 years.

CEPH Accredited
Benedictine University
✔ CEPH Accredited

Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Four (4) focus areas of specialization plus: an accelerated track and two dual-degree options (MBA or Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior along with the MPH).

CEPH Accredited | 4 Focus Areas

Public Health Degrees in Texas Search Tool

Use the below filters to narrow down to the public health degree you are looking for. The default listings are sorted by popularity, but you should create your own filters to get results best tailored to you.

ONLINE
Milken Institute School of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Public Health
The online Master of Public Health (MPH) program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (MPH @ GW) 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.
Click here for admissions information.
Houston
School of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MS - Master of Science - Epidemiology & Disease Control - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Occupational & Environmental Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology & Disease Control - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Health Practice - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Promotion & Health Education - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Services Organization - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Generalist: Regional Campuses - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Care Management - Traditional learning format
MS - Master of Science - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Epidemiology & Disease Control - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Epidemiology & Disease Control - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Health Services Organization - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Behavioral Sciences - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Management & Policy Sciences (Health Policy & Law) - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Environmental Sciences - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Management & Policy Sciences (Health Economics/Health Sercices Research) - Traditional learning format
PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Management & Policy Sciences (Health Management) - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Health Promotion & Health Education - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Occupational & Environmental Health - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

MPH-MBA - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MGPS - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MPA - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MS - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MSN - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MSSW - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MSW - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-JD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-PhD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
Round Rock
School of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MHA - Master's in Health Administration - Health Services Administration - Traditional learning format
MSPH - Master of Science in Public Health - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Social & Beh Health: Border Health - Traditional learning format
MSPH - Master of Science in Public Health - Environmental Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Social & Beh Health: Border Health - Traditional learning format
MSPH - Master of Science in Public Health - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MSPH - Master of Science in Public Health - Health Policy & Management - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Public Health & Mgmt - Traditional learning format
MSPH - Master of Science in Public Health - Occupational Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Public Health & Mgmt - Traditional learning format
MSPH - Master of Science in Public Health - Social & Behavioral Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Environmental Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Policy & Management - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Social & Behavioral Health - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Health Services Research - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Epi & Environmental Health - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Epi & Environmental Health - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Social & Behavioral Health - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
Forth Worth
School of Public Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Informatics - Traditional learning format
MHA - Master's in Health Administration - Health Administration - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Policy - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Professional - Online learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Environmental & Occupational Health - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Health Management - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Behavioral Sciences - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Social Sciences - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Clinical Research & Biostatistics - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Clinical Research & Biostatistics - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Health Management & Policy - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Social & Behavioral Sciences - Traditional learning format
DrPH - Doctorate of Public Health - Biostatistics - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

MPH-MA - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MS - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MSN - Public Health - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-DO - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-PhD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
Waco
College of Health and Human Sciences

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Community Health Education - Traditional learning format

Dual Degrees

BSEd-MPH - Community Health Education - Traditional learning format
Galveston
Preventative Medicine & Community Health

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Epidemiology - Traditional learning format
MPH - Master of Public Health - Aerospace Medicine - Traditional learning format

PhD/Doctorate

PhD - Doctor of Philosophy - Population Health Sciences - Traditional learning format

Masters - Doctorate Dual Degrees

MPH-PhD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
MPH-MD - Public Health - Traditional learning format
El Paso
Department of Public Sciences

Masters / MPH

MPH - Master of Public Health - Hispanic & Border Health - Traditional learning format