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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.

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

Faculty Experts on COVID-19

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Oct. 8, 2021
School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Brian Labus was instrumental in Nevada's fight against COVID-19, serving on the governor's task force and leading a small army of contact tracers.
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Sep. 21, 2021
UNLV Mountain Club serves as a vehicle for student growth in an outdoor setting.

More News

What's Happening

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Nov. 17, 2021

Sometimes, you can only learn by doing. Here are five labs around campus where experience is the best teacher.

Nov. 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

A man stands in front of a wall that reads "School of Public health"
Oct. 8, 2021

School of Public Health Alumnus of the Year Brian Labus was instrumental in Nevada's fight against COVID-19, serving on the governor's task force and leading a small army of contact tracers.

Oct. 7, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring collaboration and reflection at UNLV.

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Sep. 21, 2021

Honors College Alumna of the Year Casey Barber helped thousands of Nevadans navigate COVID-19 by leading UNLV's contact tracing team.

Announcements

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In the News

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Experts

  • Founding Dean, School of Public Health
  • Assistant Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
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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