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

Brittany Toalson, CNA and Jessica Lamb '12 , RN. (Photo courtesy of Jessica Lamb)

Health care alumni share stories from the front lines

From why they entered the field to what a "regular" shift looks like, these alumni open up about their lives during the pandemic

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Dr. Trudy Larson Presenting at TedX Reno

TedX Reno webcast will be held virtually on June 27, 2020 from 10:30 am to 2:00 pm PDT

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Local COVID-19 Heroes of Public Health: Making Health Happen

The School of Community Health Sciences is proud to highlight the faculty, students, and alumni who are working relentlessly to fight the COVID-19 pandemic in our community.

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