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Leading the way for public health education, research, and service

At the School of Public Health, we aim to advance the science of public health, improve quality of life, and eliminate health disparities for our communities, the nation, and the world.

Celebrating More Than 15 Years

The UNLV School of Public Health was established in 2004 with the goal of improving the health and well-being of people worldwide. More than fifteen years later, its departments, programs, and research units are growing and still working 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.

1st & Only
Accredited School of Public Health in Nevada
1 of 66
Accredited Schools of Public Health in the world – CEPH
Top 100
Ranked Master of Healthcare Administration and Policy Program - U.S. News & World Report
1st
Most diverse campus in the nation - U.S. News & World Report
Congratulations, Class of 2020

Congratulations, Class of 2020

A message to our graduates from School of Public Health faculty and staff!

Departments

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Undergraduate Programs

Centers, Laboratories, and Initiatives

COVID-19 Information

UNLV is committed to safely providing education and promoting a healthy environment that supports the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. Take a look at the latest updates and resources available that may be useful during this important time. Also take a look at the School of Public Health's recent seminar focused on the topic, led by our expert epidemiologists.

Faculty Experts on COVID-19

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Jan. 19, 2021
A cross-country move at the start of a pandemic proves perfectly timed for the new director of communications for Student Affairs.
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Jan. 11, 2021
The HVAC supervisor on upgrades to air filter systems to combat COVID, building a community among colleagues, and finding the "perfect" room temperature.

More News

What's Happening

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Jan. 13, 2021

Grant from state of Nevada extends university partnership with Southern Nevada Health District, allows 200 UNLV students to continue vital contact tracing services.

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Dec. 31, 2020

UNLV public health professor became a go-to source for media in Nevada and worldwide on the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

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Dec. 31, 2020

As the pandemic tightened its grip on Nevada, the nation, and the world, UNLV responded in ways big and small. Members of the media also turned to UNLV's faculty experts for answers.

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Dec. 30, 2020

A sampling of university experts who sounded off on the year’s monumental movements surrounding race, ethnicity, and gender.

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Dec. 29, 2020

UNLV Public Health professor Brian Labus dismantles misperceptions about the COVID-19 vaccine and shares why it works, why it’s safe, and why everyone eligible should get it.

In the News

Accomplishments

 

Experts

  • Chair, Health Care Administration and Policy
  • Associate Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
 

Calendar

Accreditation

The School of Public Health at UNLV is the first and only accredited School of Public Health in Nevada, and it is one of only 66 in the world with this distinction by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

For more information and to view a copy of the CEPH report, please contact Vivian Surwill: vivian.surwill@unlv.edu

Bachelor's Master's Doctoral CEPH Accredited

Location

UNLV School of Public Health
University Gateway Building
4700 S. Maryland Pkwy. Ste. 335
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Mail Stop: 3063