Department of Public Health Sciences

A Culture of Excellence

The Department of Public Health Sciences offers academic programs encompassing undergraduate, postgraduate certificate, masters and doctoral education.  With a strong focus on public health education and behavioral science, our team of accomplished researchers and teachers partners with communities advancing the art and science of public health, and preparing the next generation of practitioners, educators, researchers and scholars.

National Public Health Week Activities, April 6 - 12, 2015



Public Health Leader to Address Partnerships Between Universities and Communities
March 17, 2015
It’s hard to overstate the intimacy of the relationship between a university and the community that surrounds it. In many ways, each is the product of the other. A school’s unique culture and feel naturally emerges from the area in which it resides; cities grow and progress by...

UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings
March 12, 2015
UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings We couldn’t have done it without you! More evidence that we’re building a great foundation here at UNC Charlotte and moving the program in the right direction. We’ve just received word that in the latest (...

Inaugural Panel on Mecklenburg County Minority Health Disparities to Meet
February 10, 2015
North Carolina ranked 37th in a recent state-by-state assessment of the nation’s health. While public health solutions are very rarely defined by a single action or small series of actions, efforts to address the needs of vulnerable and underserved populations will play an important role...