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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
Accredited School of Public Health in Nevada
1 of 68
Accredited Schools of Public Health in the world – Council on Education for Public Health
Top 100
Ranked Master of Healthcare Administration and Policy Program - US News & World Report
1st
Most diverse campus in the nation - US News & World Report

Departments

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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.

UNLV School of Public Health seminar: Responding to Coronavirus (COVID - 19)

Faculty Experts on COVID-19

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Jan. 13, 2022

Infectious disease expert Brian Labus' hopes and concerns as UNLV's spring semester starts.

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Nov. 19, 2021

Research by UNLV communications expert Natalie Pennington finds that texts, video calls burdened the mental health of working moms during pandemic.

More News

What's Happening

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May. 10, 2022

UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.

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May. 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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Apr. 25, 2022

One of the biggest rewards of public health, according to Gabriela Buccini, is the ability to make the world better for so many – in her case, mothers and babies. 

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Apr. 8, 2022

Campuswide policy, approved last fall, goes into effect Aug. 15, 2022. 

UNLV's first conference tournament championship—and automatic bid to the NCAA Championship—since winning the Big West in 1994. It will be the Lady Rebels first NCAA tournament appearance since 2002. March 9, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Apr. 1, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

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Accreditation

The School of Public Health at UNLV is the first accredited School of Public Health in Nevada, and it is one of less than 80 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