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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 Arts and Science, is the first 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 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: Which prepares students for study in Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy. Dentistry and other health-related professions.












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Contact Us Info:

School of Public Health

Professional Schools Building (PSB) Suite 110

GPS address: 165 Warrington Dr., New Orleans, LA 70122


Fax: 816-4004


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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


$33,000 - $63,000



$38,175 - $136,237

Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana 70122

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