The School of Public Health and Social Sciences (SPHSS) is one of five schools within Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS). The School came into being after the amalgamation of the former Institute of Public Health, the Institute of Developmental Studies and the Institute of Primary Health Care and Continuing Education. The Institute of Public Health however dates back to July 1991 when it was established after the then faculty of medicine was upgraded into a college. Currently the SPHSS has six departments:

  1. Behavioral Sciences
  2. Community Health
  3. Development Studies
  4. Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  5. Parasitological and Medical Entomology
  6. Environmental and Occupational Health.

Masters programs offered;

Masters of Bioethics

Masters of Medicine,Community Health

Masters of Arts, Health Policy& Management

Masters of Public Health

Masters of Science Applied Epidemiology

Behaviour Change

Behavioural Change Communication for health

MSc Monitoring and Evaluation, MSc Health Promotion, MSc Biostatistics, MA International Health and Gender Studies, and MSc Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety

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