At a Glance

Here are some facts about the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Public Health Program:


  • Established as a department in 1962
  • Accredited as a school in 1965
  • Reorganized under the John A. Burns School of Medicine in 2000
  • Accredited as a Public Health Program in 2002


Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


  • Epidemiology (MPH, MS, PhD)
  • Health Policy and Management (MPH)
  • Native Hawaiian and Indigenous Health (MPH)
  • Social and Behavioral Health Sciences (MPH)
  • Community-Based and Translational Research (PhD in Public Health)

Student Body

Undergraduate Students

  • 27% men, 73% women

Graduate Students

  • 27% men, 73% women
  • 75% Hawai‘i residents, 30% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander/Indigenous