About the College of Public Health

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Mission Statement:  The College of Public Health at the University of Georgia promotes health in human populations, protects the environment and prevents disease and injury in Georgia, the United States and globally through innovative research, exemplary education and engaged service.


The College of Public Health is currently comprised of four departments, two institutes, and one center on the University of Georgia campus. It consists of the Department of Environmental Health Science, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the Department of Health Policy and Management, the Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, the Institute of Gerontology, the Institute for Disaster Management, and the Center for Global Health. The College currently offers degree programs in biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health promotion and behavior, public health, health policy and management, and toxicology, and also offers certificate programs in gerontology, mass destruction defense, and global health.

For more information about the Department of Environmental Science, please click here.

For more information about the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, please click here.

For more information about the Department of Health Policy and Management, please click here.

For more information about the Department of Health Promotion and Behavior, please click here.

For more information about the Institute of Gerontology, please click here.

For more information about the Institute Disaster Management, please click here.

For more information about the Center for Global Health, please click here.