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About Tufts University School of Medicine’s Public Health Programs

About Tufts School of Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine’s Public Health Programs bring together groundbreaking academics and research, diverse fieldwork, and a collaborative, intimate learning approach that fosters new ideas and critical thinking. Our graduates are working locally and around the world to address a range of critical health and public health challenges.

Rigorous academics. Important research.

We offer five degree programs, dual and joint degrees, certificates, and a range of professional development courses and seminars. Rigorous, relevant coursework is taught by faculty with deep experience in a range of public health fields. Students engage in on-the-ground training and education projects both locally and internationally, and collaborate with faculty on cutting-edge research in areas such as chronic disease, policy, and environmental health. 

Intimate community. Engagement and impact.

Our programs are characterized by small class sizes that encourage close collaboration and diverse perspectives. Faculty and staff provide students with a high level of personalized support and mentorship, ensuring that they graduate prepared to excel in any number of health- and public health-related fields. 

A hub for medicine and public health.

Tufts Health Sciences campus is located in the heart of downtown Boston, a diverse, intellectually rich city that is also a global center for medicine and public health. Our students and faculty are surrounded by organizations and innovative ideas that are moving the field of public health forward.