About Us

Thank you for your interest in pursuing an MPH degree at Wayne State University.

Now more than ever we need trained, passionate public health professionals to prevent disease, eliminate health disparities, and create a better future for our world. Our rigorous 42 credit hour curriculum prepares public health advocates, like you, with the skills and knowledge needed to address public health issues within the City of Detroit, Michigan, and beyond. We are proud of our network that strives for equity and social justice within the communities we serve. 

In our Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited MPH program, students will interact with dynamic faculty who are leaders in the field of public health, student peers, alumni, and outstanding staff. The program serves full-time and part-time students and offers primarily on-campus classes in the afternoons and evenings. Our students come from diverse educational backgrounds, including nursing, psychology, public health, medicine, social work, and economics, so don't hesitate to pursue an MPH degree. Public health has a place for you.

We invite you to explore our website and email mph@med.wayne.edu if you have any questions.

Kind regards,

Rachel Mahas
Rachel Mahas, Ph.D.,M.S.,M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
MPH Program Director