School of Community Health Sciences

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

School news

Grocery store shelves stocked with varying flavors and colors of soda cans.

School of Community Health Sciences publishes study on sugar-sweetened beverage taxes

Research points to a proactive shift that halts the spread of preemption and begins the task of overturning existing health policy statues

Dr. Julie Smith-Gagen and new Ph.D. graduate Dr. Larissa White

Graduates of Public Health Virtual Hooding Ceremony 2020

Spring, summer, and fall graduates of public health were honored in a virtual hooding ceremony on December 4, 2020.

Morrill Hall on the south end of the University of Nevada, Reno

University honors Fall 2020 Senior Scholar recipients

University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada Alumni Association recognize 9 graduates with top grade-point average

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.

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