Our location in Atlanta gives students opportunities for hands-on learning at the CDC, local government agencies, the private sector, community based organizations and the private sector.
The School of Public Health offers an accelerated BS/MPH program that enables students to earn both degrees in five years.
A range of student organizations, mentoring programs and networking events connect students with each other and with Atlanta’s vibrant public health community.
With nearly 30 faculty members, the Department of Health Policy and Behavioral Sciences empowers students to make a difference for individuals and communities. Our faculty bring expertise in areas that include health promotion, intervention development, implementation science, public health policy, health management and health economics. They apply their research-based expertise to areas such as maternal and child health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, tobacco, alcohol and other substance use, mental health, and violence prevention.