Public Health Sciences

The Public Health Sciences undergraduate degree program in the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is among the most comprehensive programs in New England. Public health faculty members are experts in many pressing public health concerns such as obesity and diabetes prevention, women’s health, global health, aging and healthy living, and environmental health concerns. The Public Health Sciences major prepares students for entry-level public health positions; graduate programs; and medical, physician assistant, and nursing school.

In the Spotlight

University of Massachusetts Community Health Education faculty Gloria DiFulvio

Gloria DiFulvio, Program Director for Public Health Sciences, is leading the evaluation efforts to reduce suicide mortality for young people on a five-year, more than $400,000 grant from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.