The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at UMass Amherst is a national leader in finding ways to maximize public health and quality of life. The School addresses complex health issues by integrating traditional core areas of public health with related health science disciplines, fostering a unique environment in which transdisciplinary research collaborations can flourish. Their award-winning faculty focuses on many pressing public health problems as well as cross-cutting issues such as:
Obesity and diabetes prevention
Aging and healthy living and
Autism spectrum disorders
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences is fully accredited by the Council of Education for Public Health. It offers a wide range of academic programs, including Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. The School features numerous opportunities for community-based student internships, and experience in clinical and outreach programs and partnerships that promote health and the quality of life in diverse populations. It also offers flexible off-campus academic programs, including the highly-rated online MPH in Public Health Practice program that allows students from around the globe to earn a Master’s Degree in Public Health and in Nutrition.
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