Receiving your PhD at The Ohio State College of Public Health •A DEGREE OF DISTINCTION• A PhD in public health requires a significant program of study and research that qualifies the recipient to work independently and contribute to the advancement of the field of knowledge. The emphasis is on mastery of the field and particularly on the acquisition of research skills as a basis for original work. Our graduates go on to be active professionals within public health as faculty, organizational leaders and industry pioneers. •RESEARCH WITH IMPACT• The Ohio State University is in the highest tier of public research universities as a top 20 research institution in the U.S. Along with education and service, research is a vital part of our mission at the College of Public Health. Research funding at the college more than doubled within the past 10 years and our faculty are presently responsible for over $7 million in funded research projects. As a student, you will engage with faculty in innovative, interdisciplinary research that will help you better understand the forces that affect public health and generate knowledge that will improve the health of the people of Ohio, the nation and the world. •AN ENGAGED COMMUNITY• The College of Public Health is home to a diverse and dynamic population of students, researchers and professionals. As a member of this community, you will engage in dialogues that address our nation’s greatest health challenges. The college welcomes students from a variety of backgrounds to enrich this discussion towards collaborative, meaningful solutions. •FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES• Doctoral applicants receive preference in selection consideration for university and college funding. Many students are able to fund their education via fellowships, assistantships and other aid. To receive the greatest consideration, students should apply no later than the posted priority deadline.