The DrPH degree is for healthcare professionals who intend to pursue or advance a professional practice career in public health and for leaders and future leaders in public health practice. They face the particular challenge of understanding and adapting scientific knowledge in order to achieve health gain and results. This degree leads to a career in high-level administration, teaching, or practice, where advanced analytical and conceptual capabilities are required. The usual requirement for entry into this program is a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH). The Dr.PH program develops in its candidates all competencies included in the MPH programs, with increased emphasis on high level skills in problem-solving and the application of public health concepts. Graduates from the faculty are trained to apply their knowledge gained from the degree programs to improve their work in accordance with the slogan ‘Wisdom of a Healthy Community’. The faculty has been responsible not only for producing graduates but also for conducting research and providing academic services in public health.