Undergraduate Programs

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Bachelor of Science in Public Health

The undergraduate public health program is taught by dedicated and enthusiastic professionals who provide mentorship through community involvement and research project opportunities for public health students. Anchored in national accreditation principles of innovation and accountability, the program’s faculty, staff, and administrators are united in their commitment to supporting students to enter, advance, and graduate.

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Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration

Students in the undergraduate healthcare administration program gain a broad view of the healthcare delivery system and healthcare management practices. They develop skills through the curriculum and internships to prepare them primarily for entry level management positions in the organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare services.

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Minors

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Minor in Public Health

A minor in public health is a great option for students interested in social and environmental aspects of public health. A public health minor complements a degree in biological sciences, environmental sciences, anthropology, and sociology.

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Graduate Programs

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Master of Public Health (MPH)

Our master of public health program advances the science and art of protecting and improving the health and quality of life of populations through the identification and prevention of diseases and injuries. Our students examine a wide spectrum of public health areas, including environmental and occupational health; behavioral change and prevention; data analysis and interpretation; field methods for public health; and health disparities.

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Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

The master of healthcare administration (MHA) program is the only graduate healthcare administration program in offered in Nevada through a public university. Recognized in the healthcare field as an important credential, this degree prepares students to assume management and leadership roles in healthcare organizations. Graduates use their education and expertise to help meet the healthcare management needs of Nevada and beyond.

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Executive Master of Healthcare Administration (EMHA)

Created for mid-level healthcare professionals, the executive master of healthcare administration (EMHA) degree prepares students for executive leadership roles with cross-functional responsibilities. With a largely online curriculum, the EMHA program provides flexibility and can be completed in 18-months.

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Doctoral Degrees

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Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health

The Ph.D. in public health prepares students for high-level careers that require advanced analytical and conceptual capabilities, such as university teaching, research, consulting, or policy development. The curriculum provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary examination of topics and experiences necessary to produce graduates who are ready to secure employment in the public health arena.

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Certificates

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Certificate in Public Health

A certificate in public health provides a comprehensive and holistic approach, preparing students for a career and continued education in public health.

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Certificate in Infection Prevention

This online program is the only infection prevention certificate in Nevada. Led by infectious disease experts, the courses provide healthcare professionals with formal training to manage an effective infection prevention program.

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