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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

School of Public Health

Las Vegas, NV

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Overview

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

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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
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

74
Applied
57
Accepted
39
Enrolled
77%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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 Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

154
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.64%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.65%
Asian 11.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.3%
Two or more races 9.09%
Unknown 4.55%

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 10
Male (20)
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:
4,587,000

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453063
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3063
United States
Contact Dr. Shawn Gerstenberger
Dean
Email: sph.dean@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-5090
Fax: 702-895-5184

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