School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences is a college within the university. Founded in 1941 as the Department of Bacteriology and Public Health, it was renamed to the Department of Public Health in 1961. It merged with the School of Nursing in 1973 to become the Division of Public Health within the School of Health Sciences. In 1989, it split off to form the School of Public Health, and was renamed in 1993 to the School of Public Health and Health Sciences.

Departments

The school is made up of the following departments:

  • Department of Communications Disorders
  • Department of Kinesiology
  • Department of Nutrition
  • Department of Public Health (Sub-departments of Biostatistics, Community Health Education, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management)

Degrees

The college offers the following Bachelors of Science degrees:

  • Communications Disorders
  • Kinesiology
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health Sciences

The college offers the following Masters of Public Health degrees:

  • Biostatistics
  • Community Health Education
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Health Practice and Nutrition
  • Nutrition

The college offers the following Masters of Arts degrees:

  • Communication Disorders (with a concentration in language pathology)

The college offers the following Masters of Science degrees:

  • Kinesiology
  • Nutrition
  • Public Health Concentrations (Biostatistics, Community Health Education, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management)

The college offers the following Doctor of Philosophy degrees:

  • Audiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Public Health Concentrations (Biostatistics, Community Health Education, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management)

The college offers a Doctor of Audiology degree as well.

Credits

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