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What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

What is Community Health Sciences?

Educating tomorrow's leaders to improve health in diverse communities through a research-based understanding of social, cultural, and environmental influences.

Field Studies

Required for Master of Public Health (MPH) students in Community Health Sciences, the field experience gives students firsthand experience within a health or health-related social service agency or community program in elements of planning, program implementation, evaluation; and/or policy formulation, implementation and analysis. 

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Student Voice
"During my 11-week internship, I learned more about the intersection of public health and technology and the many avenues in which health promotion efforts are executed, adding to my excitement of pursuing a career in the public health field after completing my MPH degree in Community Health Sciences."
Jasmine Smith, MPH '13

Upcoming Events

Faculty Position in Community-Based Injury and Violence Prevention

The Department of Community Health Sciences is conducting a search to fill an open-ranked tenure-track or tenured faculty position whose research and teaching focuses on preventing injuries and violence. 

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CHS in the Spotlight

Posted on April 5, 2018

Emily J. Feher, MPH 2012 and Professor and Department Chair Dr. Michael Prelip MPH 1985, DPA will be inducted in the Fielding School’s Alumni Hall of Fame.

Posted on April 5, 2018

Jeffrey Jacobs, MPH student, was selected as a finalist in the 2018 Public Health Challenge: “What role can and should public health leaders play in shaping policies?”