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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Las Vegas, NV

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Overview

University of Nevada, Las Vegas / Department of Environmental and Occupational Health is located in Las Vegas, NV, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Infection prevention
(Certificate) Public health
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public health

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

68
Applied
53
Accepted
31
Enrolled
78%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree with minimum GPA 3.0; personal essay; 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation; personal interview

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

101
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.85%
Black or African American 6.93%
White or Caucasian 37%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.98%
Asian 12.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.99%
Two or more races 5.94%
Unknown 8.91%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Environmental health: micro (mold) to macro (Lake Mead ecosystem)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,481,445

Location & Contact

Address 4505 South Maryland Parkway
Box 453064
Las Vegas, NV  89154-3064
United States
Contact Dr. Francisco Sy
Chair
Email: francisco.sy@unlv.edu
Phone: 702-895-5420
Fax: 702-895-5184

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