University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Public Health


The School of Public Health (SPH) was established in 2004 and is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of people worldwide. Our departments, programs, and research units work to provide a diverse education, practical training experience, and numerous community involvement opportunities to prepare students to become leaders and professionals in the field of Public Health.

The mission of the School of Public Health (SPH) is to advance the science of public health, improve the health and quality of life of people in our communities, and work to eliminate health disparities in Nevada, the nation, and the world by providing leadership in quality education, research, and service. This mission statement also serves as the mission for the MPH and other SPH degree programs.

Our vision is to be a vibrant center of excellence for public health teaching, research, and community action and to be a magnet for state, national, and international students.

The School of Public Health is committed to preparing students to meet the critical need for public health professionals in Nevada, the nation, and the world. We provide excellent academic programs with a variety of areas for concentration and the opportunity for applied research.

SPH students and faculty come from diverse backgrounds and represent a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary academic and research interests. We foster a collegial and supportive environment in which students work closely with faculty, staff, practitioners, and other students. The quality of our educational programs reflects our deep commitment to our students.


Las Vegas

South Maryland Parkway,4505
89154 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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