152
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / School of Community Health Sciences is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Executive Master of Health Administration (Exec MHA)
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

97
Applied
79
Accepted
47
Enrolled
81%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
95
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 85
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

152
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.47%
Black or African American 7.89%
White or Caucasian 39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.32%
Asian 12.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.66%
Two or more races 6.58%
Unknown 7.24%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (69%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time (23)
Part-time (8)
Male (15)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental health: micro (mold), hospital-acquired infections; health care: health services research, patient-centered outcome research, comparative effectiveness research, health management and policy/ health information technology, healthcare disparities; social and behavioral health disease prevention: health equity, asthma, diabetes, cancer, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, injury; biostatistics and epidemiology: big data, health data analysis and disease patterns among minority populations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,993,733

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453063
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3063
United States
Contact Dr. Shawn Gerstenberger
Dean
Email: shawn.gerstenberger@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-1565
Fax: 702-895-5184