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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 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. 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 Health Care 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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Programs and Initiatives

What's Happening

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Apr. 15, 2019

A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.

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Mar. 11, 2019

Thirteen UNLV programs ranked within nation’s top 100 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of top graduate and professional schools.

Feb. 20, 2019

Discount stores offer a good option to both low-income and budget shoppers, UNLV research finds.

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Feb. 12, 2019

What do Nigeria, England, and the United States have in common? They were key marks in Ph.D. student John Olawepo’s journey to improving public health.

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Dec. 26, 2018

In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.

Announcements

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