Master of Public Health

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Our Master of Public Health advances the science and art of protecting and improving the health and quality of life of populations through the identification and prevention of diseases and injuries.

Public health encompasses a broad spectrum of areas including health in the built environment, laboratory science, behavioral change and prevention, health care administration, and data analysis and interpretation.

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MPH Specialty Tracks

Master of Public Health — Doctorate in Dental Medicine Track

Our MPH-Doctorate in Dental Medicine track allows students in the UNLV School of Dental Medicine to gain a deeper understanding of disease prevention, medical delivery, and health promotion at both an individual and population level within the field of dentistry. The program enables graduates to become leaders in oral health research, education, and community dental health promotion. After completing the dual program, graduates will be eligible to apply for a position within a dental public health residency program.

Available Options

  • Social & Behavioral Health Track
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Track
  • Health Care Administration and Policy Track
  • Biostatistics and Epidemiology Track
  • Dental-MPH Track – Social and Behavioral Health
  • Dental-MPH Track – Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Dental-MPH Track – Health Care Administration and Policy
  • Dental-MPH Track – Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

Career Possibilities

Requirements

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Master of Public Health

Social & Behavioral Health Track

Environmental and Occupational Health Track

Health Care Administration and Policy Track

Biostatistics and Epidemiology Track

Dental-MPH Track – Social and Behavioral Health

Dental-MPH Track – Environmental and Occupational Health

Dental-MPH Track – Health Care Administration and Policy

Dental-MPH Track – Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contacts

Graduate Coordinator

Jennifer Pharr, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

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Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health emphasizes the role of air, water, the home environment, and the workplace as critical determinants of health.

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School of Public Health

The School of Public Health is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people worldwide. Our departments, programs, and research units work to provide a diverse education, practical training experience, and numerous community involvement opportunities to prepare students to become leaders and professionals in the field of public health.

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