School of Community Health Sciences

School of Community Health Sciences

Reimagining health science education requires a multi-faceted approach. One that blends multiple perspectives in its curriculum, including the emotional, spiritual, environmental and physical. 

The School of Community Health Sciences (SCHS) is for anyone who is passionate about pursuing a career in the health industry.

Academic programs

The School of Community Health Sciences offers a variety of degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. Learn more about your options, such as:

Meet our faculty

We have a diverse faculty body, with more than 50 academic and adjunct clinical faculty members. Find out more about their work, research and areas of expertise

Student opportunities

Students are the heart of the School of Community Health Sciences, and we have an array of support available, including scholarships, research opportunities and internships. Come find out more about how we can help you.

Our centers

Our specialty centers are actively involved in research activities that span public & community health. Find out how we're making a difference in environmental health, biostatistics, addiction treatment and prevention, epidemiology & more.

University news

Tanya Kelley and Scott Mensing at the Fall 2019 Community Based Research Symposium

Undergraduate Research: growing interest, growing support, new director

Tanya Kelley named to guide the range of programs and services to encourage pursuit of research, scholarly and creative activities by undergraduates

A doctor works with a patient who is holding a medical device

Do I need a primary care provider?

Alexandra Watson, ’17 M.D., University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine family medicine chief resident, discusses the ins and outs of primary care providers.

Faculty member and student in front of research-project poster

Ahmad Itani named associate vice president for research

His career studying and improving engineering of bridges now shifts to building connections to resources, opportunities, colleagues

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