Educating Tomorrow's Leaders for a Healthier World
The School of Health and Environment is a unique and exciting combination of health professions, community health educators and public health advocates – all committed to finding ways to advance the health of our region, nation and the world. As a student in the School of Health and Environment, you will learn about the links between health and environment to prevent and treat diseases, promote healthier lifestyles and improve health outcomes.
This perspective not only prepares you for high-demand careers but also encourages you to solve and prevent problems that face local communities and beyond. With hands-on learning, community programs, real-world research projects and top-notch faculty, the School provides opportunities that will inspire you to make a difference in the world.
Some examples of our students in action include evaluating physical functioning of Special Olympians, providing care to the people of Ghana and teaching elementary school students about nutrition to fight obesity and diabetes.
If you have a passion to make a difference to improve human health, earn your degree from the School of Health and Environment.
Dean Shortie McKinney
School of Health and Environment
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