National Public Health Training Centers (PHTC) Network

The Health Resources and Services Administration funded Public Health Training Centers (PHTCs) are partnerships between accredited schools of public health, related academic institutions, and public health agencies and organizations. The PHTC Network improves the Nation's public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial and leadership competence of current and future public health professionals. Learn more here.

Public Health Training Centers:

  • Assess the learning needs of the public health workforce;
  • Provide accessible training, and;
  • Work with organizations to meet other strategic planning, education, and resource needs.



Mission Statement: 

To improve the Nation's public health system by strenghtening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of the current and future public health workforce.


PHTC States Covered 
Arizona Arizona
California-Nevada California, Nevada
California-Pacific California, Hawaii, US Pacific Islands
Southwest Regional California, Nevada, Utah
Colorado Colorado
Florida Florida
Emory Georgia
Georgia Georgia
Mid-America Illinois
Indiana Indiana
Upper Midwest Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota
Kentucky and Appalachia Kentucky
South Central Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi
MidAtlantic Maryland, Delaware, Washington, DC
New England Alliance for Public Health Workforce Development Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island
Michigan Michigan
Midwest Center for Life-Long Learning in Public Health Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin
Heartland Public Health Education and Training Center Missouri, Kansas
New Hampshire New Hampshire
New Jersey New Jersey
Empire State New York
New York-New Jesery New York, New Jersey
Southeast North Carolina, West Virginia
Ohio Ohio
Oklahoma Oklahoma
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
Puerto Rico-Florida Puerto Rico, Florida
South Carolina South Carolina
Tennessee Tennessee, SW Virginia
Texas Texas
Commonwealth Virginia
Northwest Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming
Wisconsin Center for Public Health Education and Training Wisconsin

PHTCs are funded through the Affordable Care Act and administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).