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AN EXPERIENCE LIKE NOWHERE ELSE

More than just a foundation in public health, a degree or certificate from UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio provides you with the tools, knowledge and opportunities for a career focused on getting to the root of some of the biggest health problems in modern history. Faculty conduct research based on the needs of the surrounding communities, and work in partnership with other universities, military organizations and healthcare groups to develop comprehensive strategies for local impact with global potential.

Build a career that makes a difference.

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AREAS OF STUDY


Tailor your degree to complement your career goals and build your knowledge and expertise in a specific area of study.

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COVID-19 RESPONSE


Working with community partners, local government, and health care organizations to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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REVOLUTIONARY RESEARCH


Work alongside faculty to address urgent public health matters through world-class research and community projects.

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  • TexasCARES REPORT

    About 75% of Texans have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, according to one of the world's largest COVID-19 antibody surveys

    “Texas CARES data revealed to us that fully vaccinated participants showed significantly higher antibody levels than those with a natural infection only,” said Eric Boerwinkle, PhD, dean of the School of Public Health.

    READ MORESPH - TexasCARES Report

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  • SCHOOL RANKING

    UTHealth School of Public Health ranked top among academic programs shaping public health workforce

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is one of the top universities in the nation responsible for training the bulk of today’s public health academic leaders, according to a recently released independent analysis.

    READ MORESPH - school ranking

    Photo from the School's 50th anniversary celebration in 2019.
  • SEE OUR IMPACT

    Keeping dairy workers safe through health literacy

    Anabel Rodriquez, MPH is a research coordinator working on improving occupational health and safety among dairy workers and logging machine operators, and is the recipient of the 2019 Individual Health Literacy Hero Award from the Bexar County Health Collaborative.

    READ MORESPH - Our Impact - Dairy Health Literacy

    Anabel Rodriquez, MPH
  • STUDYING DURING A PANDEMIC 

    Spotlight on Derek Anderson

    Derek Anderson, a Community Health Practice DrPH student at the San Antonio campus, shares how COVID-19 is shaping his studies and changing his perspective on public health work.

    READ MORESPH - Studying in a pandemic - part 2

    Derek Anderson, MPH shows his study from home workspace
  • COMMENCEMENT 2020

    Congratulations to our San Antonio campus graduates!

    We couldn't celebrate together but still wanted to mark the occasion! Congratulations. We're proud of what you have achieved and are excited to see what else you will accomplish.

    READ MOREUTPB Partnership CertificateSPH - San Antonio - Commencement

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  • STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

    Andrew Braun receives the 2020 United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award 

    Andrew Braun, a student in the MD/MPH dual-degree program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in San Antonio and Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, has received the 2020 United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award.

    READ MORESPH - Student Spotlight - Braun

    Andrew Braun's headshot.
  • SEE OUR IMPACT

    Addressing community concerns regarding coronavirus

    In response to increasing concerns of 2019-nCoV (coronavirus), public health experts from regional counties, the state and UTHealth School of Public Health gathered on Wednesday, Feb. 5, to discuss what is known, unknown and what to anticipate about this new strain of coronavirus.

    READ MORESPH - Our Impact - Coronavirus

    An employee models PPE. Photo by Aaron Nieto.
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