The University of Michigan School of Public Health is ranked #4 among U.S. schools of public health by the U.S. News & World Report. The school offers a wide range of masters and doctoral degrees in six academic departments, including Biostatistics, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, Health Behavior and Health Education, Health Management and Policy, and Nutritional Sciences. A Health Informatics program is also jointly offered with the U of M School of Information.

Mission Statement: "The University of Michigan School of Public Health seeks to create and disseminate knowledge with the aim of preventing disease and promoting the health of populations worldwide. We are especially concerned with health equity and thus have a special focus on disadvantaged populations who suffer disproportionately from illness and disability. We serve as a diverse and inclusive crossroads of knowledge and practice, with the goal of solving current and future public health problems."