College of Health Sciences
UTEP’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program is the only one in the nation with a major concentration in Hispanic and Border Health. Graduates work to promote health, prevent disease and improve the overall quality of life in Hispanic and border communities and beyond.
Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health
All MPH courses held in late afternoons-early evenings to accommodate working professionals.
Field research training available in Latin America through the Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Program.
As Canutillo ISD's first public health emergency manager, Maria Fuentes, M.D., creates health and safety protocols for public health issues such as COVID to ensure safe learning environments for all students through research, prevention and education. Dr. Fuentes, a UTEP Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Ph.D. candidate, hopes her work will inspire future female scientists and health professionals.
MPH graduates work with individuals of all ages and varied work settings, including public health agencies, scientific research facilities, colleges or universities, community-based nonprofits and healthcare facilities.