Department of Public Health & Health Education

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The art and science of preventing disease, promoting health, and building healthy and safe communities – that’s public health and it’s a great opportunity to make a difference.

Master of Public Health — New 

We are now accepting applications for the 100% online Master of Public Health (MPH). Interested in taking your career to the next level? Or, maybe you'd like to enter the exciting field of public health for the first time? Learn about the program to find out if it is the right fit for you. Apply online.

  • Faculty and Staff of the Department of Public Health

    Passionate Professors

    The faculty of the Department of Public Health and Health Education are passionate about their role in developing future public health professionals. Through thoughtful advising, experiential and service learning, and community engagement, faculty members promote student success within and outside the classroom.

  • Nurse with Child

    Where You'll Find Public Health Workers and Educators

    You'll find our graduates working for local and state health departments, community health organizations, college and workforce health promotion programs, schools, hospitals and more.

  • What Does a Health Education Specialist Do?

    Check out this video, filmed by NCHEC, to find out all the opportunities there are for a Health Education Specialist!

  • Student

    What it's Like

    Read up on what some of our current students have been doing. Our department offers opportunities such as internships, research, being part of a club and more!

Last Updated 6/13/22