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

Alyssa Rubin,Madison Taylor, Philip Pavilionis, and Nicholas Murray on a video call

Tekscan interviews University's sports related concussion research team

Madison Taylor, Philip Pavilionis, and Nicholas Murray discuss their current research in sports related concussions

Dr. Trudy Larson presenting at TEDx Reno

Parallels & lessons learned: HIV/AIDS and COVID-19

Dr. Trudy Larson presents at TedX Reno

UNR Med students conduct COVID-19 antibody testing

Health District and University release COVID-19 antibody study results

Study estimates indicate the number of COVID-19 infections is higher than reported

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