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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

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.

Faculty Experts on COVID-19

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Nov. 30, 2020
After trying a variety of jobs, Karintha Fenley finally found her "perfect fit" in academic advising.
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Nov. 24, 2020
Through the postcard project, readers share their beautiful reflections of struggles and hope.

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Congratulations, Class of 2020

Congratulations, Class of 2020

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

What's Happening

Nov. 5, 2020

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s commitment to community, health care, and research.

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Oct. 28, 2020

Childhood polio started Kavita Batra on a path toward helping others through medicine and data.

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Oct. 14, 2020

School of Public Health Alumna of the Year took a detour from optometry to end up serving Clark County.

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Oct. 9, 2020

Diversity, safety, and success become the foundation for UNLV.

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Sep. 30, 2020

More than 200 UNLV students to be employed through partnership with Southern Nevada Health District; 60 students already trained and on the ground.

In the News

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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