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    School of public health

    Since its inception in 1979, Dillard University's baccalaureate level public health program has graduated over 800 students. The School of Public Health, housed in the College of Professional Studies, is the only such undergraduate school in the southeast region.

    The mission of the School of Public Health is to prepare students for positions in health systems management, community health education and health sciences through practical experience and education. The school emphasizes service to Louisiana, while serving students from throughout the United States and across the world.

     

    The Dillard University School of Public Health's undergraduate program in Health Systems Management (HSM), is certified by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).

     

    The program in Public Health includes three options:

     

    Health Systems Management: Includes a 3/2 degree program with Louisiana State University School of Public Health

     

    Community Health: Includes a 3/2 degree program with Louisana State University School of Public Health

     

    Health Sciences: With Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Occupational Therapy

     

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    Why Public Health?

    you can study and test ways to reduce infectious and chronic diseases.

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    Careers

    While there are dozens of specialties in public health, most career opportunities are found in the following fields.

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    Coursework

    Click below to see to journey that awaits you in this field of study.

     

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    Career Opportunities in Public Health

    While there are dozens of specialties in public health, most career opportunities are found in the following fields. The salary ranges, as follows, are the actual salaries earned (adjusted for inflation using the national CPI - Bureau of Labor Statistics) within one year of graduation as reported by the most recent nationwide survey of graduates conducted by ASPH:

     

    Health Services Administration
    $37,050 - $161,400

     

    Biostatistics
    $33,000 - $63,000

     

    Epidemiology 

    $38,175 - $136,237

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    New Orleans, Louisiana 70122
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