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.



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...

MHA Program at 2015 ACHE Congress on Healthcare Leadership, March 16-19
February 2, 2015
The UNC Charlotte MHA Program continues to grow its presence at ACHE’s Annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership.  We have seen an increase in UNC Charlotte MHA students, alumni, and community partners traveling to Congress over the past several years.  This March, the MHA program is...

UNC Charlotte Goes Red with the American Heart Association
January 29, 2015
The Graduate Public Health Association is hosting a Go Red Event with the American Heart Association to bring awareness to heart health for college students! Come by for blood pressure checks, trail mix, stress reduction tips, fitness assessments, and a photobooth! Each attendee will receive a swag...