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Master of Public Health

Odisha's Best Public Health college


The Master of Public Health ( and the Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) are multi-disciplinary 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. Additionally, when studying for an MPH degree students develop an integrated interdisciplinary, cross-cutting set of overall competency domains (Communication and Informatics, Diversity and Culture, Leadership, Professionalism, Program Planning, Public Health Biology, and Systems Thinking). A newly developing specialty within the MPH degree is Occupational Health Nursing. The traditional MPH degree is designed to expose candidates to 5 core discipline areas of public health: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, Health Policy and Health Administration, Social and behavioural sciences.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission:

Bachelor degree holders of any institute/University recognised by the UGC having secured at least 50% of marks in the relevant subject, such as Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy, Occupational therapy, AYUSH, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Sciences, Management, Social Sciences, Social Work and Public Health and Engineering, Law, Population Sciences/Studies, Statistics/Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Nutrition, Home Sciences, Community Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Public Health and Life Sciences. Relevant work experience in health sector will be an advantage.

Approval & Recognition 

Approved By : Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt. of Odisha

Recognised By : Director of Medical Educational & Training (DMET), Govt. of Odisha 

Affiliated to : Utkal University, Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar

State Govt. University of Odisha 



The work of public health professionals is important because public health initiatives affect people every day in every part of the world. It addresses broad issues that can affect the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, populations, and societies—both now, and for generations to come.

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