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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

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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Mar. 27, 2020
UNLV School of Medicine faculty physicians, fellows, residents, and students care for our community in several hospitals in Southern Nevada.
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Mar. 26, 2020
A photographic look of Las Vegas during the coronavirus shut down from UNLV Special Collections.

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Departments

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Centers, Laboratories, and Initiatives

What's Happening

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Mar. 26, 2020

UNLV researchers, medical investigator to discuss coronavirus pandemic March 30; event to be livestreamed

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Mar. 24, 2020

Public Health assistant professor Brian Labus serves on governor's task force, helping educate public in time of crisis.

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Mar. 24, 2020

What to do if a family member is exposed.

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Mar. 16, 2020

Here's how Rebels can do their part with one of the most effective means we currently have of combating the coronavirus.

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
Mar. 10, 2020

As coronavirus concerns grow, UNLV researchers available to provide expertise.

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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