Doctor of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago

  UIC Goes Distant

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Recognizing the need for the training of public health leaders across the nation, the UIC School of Public Health proudly launched the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Leadership program in a distance format. The distance-based program offers courses to national and international leaders in the evenings (CST) via synchronous and asynchronous. Learn more about our program here.


  Action Learning


Effective practice leadership must be action oriented and Action Learning has been recognized as a powerful tool for problem solving and making both incremental and transformational change.  Action Learning is introduced early into the UIC SPH DrPH core leadership courses. The approach accelerates leadership development as students test the application of leadership principles on-the-job while tackling real problems in their respective workplaces.

  Cutting Edge Curriculum

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The DrPH curriculum, while academically rigorous, strives for a high degree of practice relevance. Courses are continually revised to incorporate current issues affecting public health From public health agency accreditation to health reform, current issues are brought into the virtual classroom where students can apply leadership principles and research methods.


  Meet Our Faculty


Our esteemed faculty members are continually engaged in high-level practice, training and research. They serve as both a resource for professional development and as means of support for your educational achievement. Meet our faculty to learn more.

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