Earn a respected University of Michigan degree at a campus that fits your schedule, personal goals and busy life. The Department of Public Health & Health Sciences offers 4 graduate programs. Below, you will find information on admissions requirements, application steps and the answer to Why UM-Flint?

Masters of Sciences Anesthesia

The Master of Science in Anesthesia at UM-Flint puts you on the path to becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)—and increasing your value to the healthcare team even more. Offered through UM-Flint’s respected School of Health Professions and Studies in conjunction with the acclaimed Hurley Medical Center, the MS in Anesthesia program combines in-depth classroom learning with hands-on clinical experiences. 

Doctor of Anesthesia Practice (DrAP)

The first fully accredited program of its kind offered in Michigan, the DrAP from UM-Flint is a flexible and innovative program that combines online learning convenience with individualized faculty support. Designed for master’s level CRNAs seeking to advance their practices, the DrAP prepares you to expand into a specialized leadership role or pursue a rewarding teaching career in the ever-evolving field of healthcare. You’ll emerge from the program well equipped to effectively lead teams, departments, and healthcare students toward better patient care and outcomes.

Masters of Science in Health Education

Masters-level health educators are employed in a variety of professional settings and roles. Our program prepares students to pursue their careers in worksite health promotion programs; non-profit community health agencies; university student health centers; state or local health departments; for-profit corporations; government agencies; faith-based settings; and hospitals or clinic settings.

Masters of Public Health

The UM-Flint Master of Public Health is grounded in the foundational partnerships we have in the City of Flint and the application of these principles of authentic partnerships globally. When you add the talent of University of Michigan-Flint faculty, the deep sense of community throughout the Flint area, and the resources of the entire University of Michigan system, it’s easy to see why UM-Flint is a top choice for those pursing an advanced degree in public health.