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Prospective Students

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Welcome to the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health!

Arizona's first and only accredited college of public health, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is uniquely situated in the culturally rich and diverse Southwest.

Distinguished for our outstanding community-based research and for our focus on eliminating health disparities, the Zuckerman College of Public Health offers opportunities to students for education, research, and community involvement. The College's interdisciplinary activities are enhanced by being part of the Health Sciences Center with campuses in Tucson and Phoenix.

Graduate Admissions
Admissions Criteria and Deadlines
Learn more about our graduate degree programs, requirements, and application deadlines.
How to Apply
Get information about the application and admissions process.
Graduate Admissions Events
Talk with us at an upcoming admissions event!
Meet Our Students
Get to know some of our graduate students.
International Students
Find admissions information specific to international students.
Undergraduate Admissions
Join an information session, find four year plans, and learn about admissions to the major.
Certificate Admissions
Explore graduate certificate programs.
Non-Degree Seeking Students
Information for students who would like to take a class or two.
Tution & Financial Assistance
Tuition and fees for all programs, and learn about financial assistance opportunities.
Visiting Campus
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Office of Student Services
Meet our award-winning team!

Academic Programs

Section Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Environmental Health Sciences
Family & Child Health
Health Behavior Health Promotion
Health Services Administration (Phoenix or Tucson)
Public Health Policy and Management
Public Health Practice (Phoenix-based program)
Dual Degree Programs
  • MD/MPH
  • JD/MPH
  • PharmD/MPH
  • MPH/MA Latin American Studies
  • MPH/MS Mexican American Studies
Graduate Certificate Programs

About Our Students

  Undergraduate Students Graduate Students
Female 79% 69%
Male 21% 31%
African American 5.9% 4.1%
Asian American 9.5% 14.4%
Hispanic/Latino 28.9% 14.1%
Native American 3.3% 5.4%
Multiethnic/Other 1.1% 3%
White 51.3% 53.0%
International 0% 6.0%
Arizona resident 81% 67%
Out-of-state 19% 33%
Program Total Students
MPH students 266
MS, PhD, DrPH students 102
Undergraduate students 914


Highlights of the College

Focus on chronic diseases
including diabetes, obesity, and cancer.
Health disparities and community-based participatory research
with expertise in Hispanic and American Indian health.
Global health
with projects along the US/Mexico border, Nepal, China, Kenya, and other parts of the world.
Outstanding service learning opportunities
ith intensive, week-long courses on border health, rural health, urban health, and maternal and child health.
The College of Public Health consistently ranks among the top 5 of the 49 accredited schools of public health for American Indian and Hispanic students, and is home to a large cohort of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Active student groups
including the Public Health Student Alliance, the Global Health Alliance, and the Student Environmental Health Sciences Association.
State of the art facilities
Drachman Hall was built in 2006 and features high-tech, comfortable classroom space.
Small school of public health
with small, discussion-based classes and strong faculty mentoring.
Tucson & Phoenix
have 350 days of sun each year and outstanding opportunities for hiking, cycling, and other outdoor activities.

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