Environmental Health Science

Environmental Health Science studies biological, chemical or physical agents in the environment and their effects on human health and ecological systems.

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Epidemiology and Biostatistics use quantitative methods to support evidence-based decision making in public health and biomedicine.

Health Policy and Management

Health Policy and Management studies health care systems, health care reform, health care law, financial management, clinic management, and policy analysis.

Health Promotion and Behavior

Health Promotion and Behavior seeks to educate public health professionals in the social and behavioral aspects of public health and in the prevention of health-related problems and conditions.

Institute of Gerontology

The Institute of Gerontology is the hub for coordi­nating and conducting the University of Georgia’s education, research, and outreach services associ­ated with the study of aging and older adults.

Institute for Disaster Management

The Institute for Disaster Management works with state and federal organizations to develop a coordinated research and training program for standardized mass casualty healthcare nationwide.

Global Health Institute

The Global Health Institute (GHI) provides an academic home for global health research and training initiatives of the College of Public Health and other programs at UGA that engage faculty and students in dynamic public health collaborations involving global partners.

Healthiest Nation in One Generation

You might think we're one of the healthiest nations, but we're not. Compared to other nations we're lagging far behind. The thing is: It doesn't have to be this way. We can make this the healthiest nation in one generation. Committing to a healthier America is something we all can do.

Public Health is ROI

Public Health: Save Lives, Save Money
Public health is a return on investment: Prioritize public health funding.


April 28, 2017
My name is Onyeka Okeke, and I am from Marietta, Georgia. I graduate in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Behavior. I chose to obtain my degree in public health because it brought together my passions for public service,...


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