About Us

PHS Department Retreat 2016

Department of Public Health Sciences

Mission: Advance health equity and well-being in an urbanizing world.

Vision: Healthy communities partnered with responsive population health systems.

Values: Collaboration, community engagement, diversity, innovation, professionalism, health equity, social justice.

In addition to the University's SACS accreditation, the department's academic and professional Public Health Programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The department's graduate program in Health Administration is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME).