Georgia Graduate Public Health Schools
Georgia Graduate Public Health Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs
University of Georgia College of Public Health:
This is considered to be the best public health college in the country and is normally ranked among the top 5 in the country by US News and World Report. The school offers a number of degree and concentration options for undergraduate and graduate students. The school also offers a number of internship and clinical research opportunities. The school provides undergraduate, master, and PhD degree programs. The school employs a faculty made up of members who are top professionals and scholars in their field. Students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members to get the most out of their education and make a smooth transition into the professional world. Students are also granted access to the most cutting-edge technology and research methods.
Master of Public Health - Health Policy and Management:
This is a degree for students who are interested in public health from the perspective of leadership, management, and policy. Students declare individual areas of interest. Students then take courses that make up the core of a public health education. The students learn about community health issues, risks, and policies. Students participate in a number of lectures, discussions, and learning groups that allow them to further explore issues in today's public health professions. Students engage in clinical research experiences that give them a firsthand understanding of health policy challenges and methods. Students also work closely with faculty members to complete master's thesis papers and complete research projects.
Master of Science in Environmental Health:
This is a graduate program for students who are interested in study public health by better understanding the environments people live in. Students declare individual areas of interest. Students then take core classes in both public health and environmental science. Students learn about urban and rural environments and explore different environmental contexts and risks and how environment affects health, health risk, and health education. Students engage in clinical research and work on a close basis with faculty members to complete independent projects and papers. Students may be asked to complete master's thesis papers. Students who complete this program are qualified to advice public health policy as it relates to the environment. Students may also pursue PhD degrees.
Doctor of Public Health:
This is an advanced and highly competitive public health graduate degree for students who already have graduate experience in the health field. Students enter the program with individual areas of interest. Students then continue with a more advanced study of the core ideas and concepts in the public health field. Students engage in hours of clinical research and work closely with faculty advisors to complete their PhD dissertations. Students will also participate in discussions and professional meetings and seminars and may have the opportunity to perform international research and study.
Address: COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH, Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7396
Phone Number: (706) 583-0885