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

UMass Amherst Assistant Professor of Epidemiology Andrew Lover

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences hosted a special talk on COVID-19 (the coronavirus) on March 5th by infectious disease epidemiologist Andrew Lover. Read more to download the presentation slides or watch the Zoom presentation playback.

UMass Amherst Public Health Sciences major Menna Teffera

Public Health Sciences major Menna Teffera is among the four UMass Amherst undergraduates who recently received the Pfizer Award from the Society of Toxicology.

Featured Video

Public Health Sciences majors Ashley Rice and Alyssa Devlin spent a semester-long internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston during the spring 2019 semester - an experience which blossomed into a paid internship that continued over the summer.