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Prospective Students


The School of Public Health is committed to developing tomorrow’s public health leaders, and we offer students numerous opportunities to develop their leadership skills and competencies.

As your leadership skills develop, you’ll learn how to influence others, practice professionalism, and convey confidence. We administer or promote a variety of leadership-focused opportunities, including:

Professional Development

Career Services
Mentor Program
Field Experience
Grad School Workshops

Community Services and Activities

Phillips Neighborhood Clinic
African Health Network
SPH Student Senate

Professional Organizations such as MPHAACHEAPHA

Student News

Aug. 2014 Course Highlight: Focus on Food Systems

About the program The 2014 Focus on Food Systems program explores the interconnections of food, animal feed, fiber and fuel in the economics, culture, policy and health of our…

Fall 2014 Course Highlight: Cellular and Molecular Exercise Physiology

KIN 5720: Special Topics in Kinesiology – Cellular and Molecular Exercise Physiology, is a 3-credit course offered by the School of Kinesiology that meets Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:40–5:55 p.m….

Equivalency Exams for Public Health Core Courses

Equivalency exams have been scheduled for the public health core courses. Students must contact the exam instructor if they wish to take the exam or if they have questions….

Humanitarian Crisis Simulation, Sept. 5–7

Learn and practice humanitarian skills in this realistic and hands-on exercise designed for prospective humanitarian workers. Students are exposed to basics of rapid assessment and best practices in humanitarian…

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