SPHHS Featured in Newsweek Among Leading Public Health Programs

September 24, 2019

Newsweek has published a new homepage “insight” titled “What Can a Degree in Public Health Do For You?” The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) is among the Leading Public Health Programs 2019 featured regionally with the piece.

The article discusses the broad nature of the field of public health and the principal domains that the field occupies, including the protection of health, the improvement of health and the improvement of health services. It describes the numerous career paths available, concluding “The Public Health field can be a powerful draw for people who feel inspired to and compelled by making a difference in people's lives and giving back to their communities. Few careers are as rewarding as one that involves enhancing the longevity, well-being and procedural outcomes of the people in the communities around you.”

The accompanying SPHHS profile highlights the School’s promotion of health and quality of life, and showcases its reputation for nationally recognized academics, inspiring vision for global health, and devotion to community.

Read the Newsweek article here.