Professional degrees of public health

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The Master of Public health or Master of Philosophy in Public health (M.P.H.), Master of Science in Public health (MSPH), Master of medical Science in Public health (MMSPH) and the Doctor of Public health (Dr.P.H.), International Masters for health Leadership (IMHL) are interdisciplinary professional degrees awarded for studies in areas related to public health. The MPH degree focuses on public health practice, as opposed to research or teaching. Master of Public health programs are available throughout the world in Schools of Public health, Programs in Public health, medical Schools, and Schools of Public Affairs. MPH degrees, in addition to including a core curriculum, will usually also let students pursue a specialization in a specific field, such as epidemiology, ophthalmology, biostat.

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