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Public Health expands knowledge of population health and reduces health disparities through education, research, service, workforce development, and community engagement.

Pursue a degree in public health that focuses on innovation and discovery to improve population health and quality of life in Georgia and beyond. You'll work side-by-side with top faculty, have access to innovative research opportunities and community-based training, and prepare for a career of positive, transformative change.

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School of Public Health

1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

706-721-1104

ipph@augusta.edu

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Degrees Designed for Impact

Our students work at the forefront of the public health field as they study, grow, and serve communities local and global. Explore our degree offerings and learn more about our inclusive, passionate community of students, faculty, and staff.

Doctor of Philosophy

Biostatistics

A strong didactic program combined with advanced methodological research in Biostatistics mentored by expert faculty.

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Doctor of Philosophy

Applied Health Sciences

An advanced research-focused program of study that examines various aspects of population health, emphasizing interdisciplinary approaches.

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Master of Public Health

Public Health

Prepares public health leaders proficient in the application and dissemination of knowledge and skills to prevent disease, improve the delivery of health services, and promote the health of populations.

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Master of Science

Biostatistics

Provides individuals with rigorous training in statistical methodology in order to prepare them for careers as biostatisticians.

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Master of Science

Clinical Translational Science

Integrates research study design with analysis and interpretation by providing education in clinical trials, observational studies, biostatistics, and epidemiology.

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Master of Science

Data Science

Gives students a strong foundation and expertise in quantitative methods, machine learning tools and data management skills for optimally visualizing, summarizing and analyzing large and complex data.

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Master of Science

Epidemiology

Designed to provide students with a solid foundation in epidemiology and basic skills for analyzing epidemiological data.

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CORE RESEARCH THEMES

Identifying problems, finding solutions.

We conduct research across a range of disciplines focused on developing solutions to complex health challenges by building strong cross-campus collaborations and creating an atmosphere of open, interdisciplinary engagement with area-wide partnerships and a broad research portfolio.

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Rural Health and Digital Technologies

Digital technology has the potential to play a significant role in improving access to healthcare for rural populations and is a key element in strategies to reach underserved individuals and communities.

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Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

A public health perspective of mental illness is critical for improving availability, access, and affordability, and improving overall health outcomes for Americans.

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Preventive and Community Health

Characterize and understand environmental, sociocultural, behavioral, and biological factors in the accelerated processes of aging and its related diseases among diverse populations.

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School of Public Health News & Events

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Augusta University celebrates Spring 2024 graduates

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See yourself in Public Health

Our community offers you access to cutting-edge advancements in research, scholarship, and public health practice; a top-tier education with an on-the-ground mission.