School of Community Health Sciences

School of Community Health Sciences

Public health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through policy development, health education and promotion, and research for disease and injury prevention. The School of Community Health Sciences provides the educational and research experiences to transform students into the innovators, educators, practitioners and researchers that are needed to promote the public's health in our communities. The opportunities for our graduates are as diverse as the interests of the students we serve and our alumni work in local, state, national and international settings.

Academic Programs

Black professor sitting and talking with two female studentsThe School of Community Health Sciences offers a variety of degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Learn more about your options, from the Bachelor of Science in Community Health Sciences to the Master of Public Health (MPH).

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Exterior of Lombardi Recreation BuildingWe 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.

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Research and Centers

Microscope and slide with purple reflective lightOur faculty members are actively involved in research activities that span public and community health. Find out how we're making a difference in environmental health, biostatistics, epidemiology, and more.

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Student Opportunities and Information

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Contact Us

Contact School of Community Health Sciences

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone 775-784-4041

Lombardi Recreation Center, 203