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Prospective Student Open House

Join us for the Spring 2018 Prospective Student Open House on Friday, June 15, 2018 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at all UTHealth School of Public Health campuses. Immediately following the open house, the Dietetic Internship Program will give a presentation from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in the Research and Demonstration Kitchen at the Houston campus. 

The Prospective Student Open House will provide an in-depth look at the School of Public Health and provide information on the admissions process. The event will also give guests the opportunity to meet with faculty, staff and students from the department they are interested in. For more information, please email the admissions team at SPHadmissions@uth.tmc.edu.

Please RSVP for the Prospective Student Open House here.

Meet a Representative at: 

Spring 2018

University or Professional School Name City State Date Name of Event Location of Event
Texas State University San Marcos TX February 12, 2018 Graduate and Professional School Fair LBJSC Ballroom 12pm-4pm
Rice University Houston TX February 26, 2018 2018 Health Professions Fair Rice Memorial Center Grand Hall 4pm-7pm
Texas A&M University College Station TX February 27, 2018 2018 ECHO Health Care Symposium Memorial Student Center
University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio TX March 1, 2018 28th Annual Health Professions Day University Center- UTSA Main Campus 9am-1pm
St. Mary University San Antonio TX March 1, 2018 Pre-Health Career Conference, Graduate and Professional School Fair,
and Career Fair 
University Center, Conference Room A 4pm-7pm
University of Houston- Main Campus Houston TX March 1, 2018 STEM Career Fair UH-Student Center Houston Room 1pm-4pm
St. Mary University San Antnio TX March 2, 2018 Pre-Health Career Conference Sessions University Center, Conference Room A 9am-3pm
Baylor University Waco TX March 3, 2018 Big XII Conference Career Fair Foster 250 1pm-5pm
ASPPH Annual Meeting-TIPH Fair Arlington VA March 6, 2018 This Is Public Health (TIPH) Fair Marriott Crystal Gateway 5:30pm-7:30pm
University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX April 3, 2018 DFW Spring Swing 2018 View Recruitment School website 12pm-2:30pm
Southern Methodist University (SMU) & University of Dallas Dallas TX April 3, 2018 DFW Spring Swing 2018 View Recruitment School website 5pm-7:30pm
Texas Christian University (TCU) Forth Worth TX April 4, 2018 DFW Spring Swing 2018 View Recruitment School website 12pm-2:30pm
University of North Dallas (UNT) Denton TX April 4, 2018 DFW Spring Swing 2018 View Recruitment School website 5pm-7:30pm
Austin College Sherman TX April 5, 2018 DFW Spring Swing 2018 View Recruitment School website 11am-1pm
University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Richardson TX April 5, 2018 DFW Spring Swing 2018 View Recruitment School website 2:30pm-5:30pm
MD Anderson Cancer Center Education Fair Houston TX May 8, 2018 MD Anderson Cancer Center Education Fair Duncan/Cancer Prevention Building 8th Floor (1155 Pressler) 11am-2pm

SOPHAS Virtual Fair

Join Us on January 31, 2018

Register here.

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Fall 2017

University or Professional School Name City State Date Name of Event Location of Event
Univ. of Pittsburg School of Public Health Pittsburg PA September 12, 2017 This Is Public Health (TIPH) Fair University of Pittsburg School of Public Health
Univ. of North Texas Denton TX September 18, 2017 Graduate/Professional School Fair University Union
Univ. of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX September 19, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair E.H. Hereford University Center
UT Dallas Richardson TX September 25, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair Visitor Center and University Bookstore (VCB)
UTHealth School of Public Health-San Antonio Campus San Antonio TX September 28, 2017 MBA/MPH Information Session 6pm-7pm UTHealth SPH 11th floor
UT El Paso El Paso  TX October 4, 2017 Graduate and Professional Schools Fair  Union Building
Baylor University Waco TX October 5, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair Student Union Building (SUB), Barfield Drawing Room 
St. Edward's University Austin TX October 9, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center
Data Science Conference @ Rice University Houston TX October 9-10, 2017 Data Science Conference Rice University
The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX October 10, 2017 UT Austin Graduate School Fair Texas Union Ballroom
Texas A&M University College Station TX October 12, 2017 Graduate/Professional School Day Rudder Exhibit Hall
San Diego State University Graduate School of Public Health San Diego CA October 12, 2017 This Is Public Health (TIPH) Fair Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center
Houston Baptist University Graduate School Houston TX October 17, 2017 Graduate & Professional School Fair McNair Hall, Morris Cultural Arts Center
Huston-Tillotson University Austin TX October 18, 2017 Graduate & Professional School Fair Davage-Durden Student Union
University of Houston- Downtown Houston TX October 20, 2017 Graduate & Internship Fair UHD Cullen Auditorium
Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo Chicago IL October 22, 2017 Internship Fair at FNCE Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel
Texas A&M San Antonio San Antonio TX October 24, 2017 Graduate and Professional Fair Central Academic Building, Room 402
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health New York NY October 25, 2017 This Is Public Health (TIPH) Fair Bard Ballroom
Schreiner University Kerrville TX October 25, 2017 Graduate Fair Cailloux Campus Activity Center
St. Mary's University San Antonio TX October 26, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair St. Mary's University
The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio TX October 26, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair University Center  
UTRGV Brownsville Brownsville TX November 1, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair Brownsville Campus: El Gran Salon (Student Union)
UTRGV Edinburg Edinburg TX November 2, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair Edinburg Campus: Student Union Ballroom
University of Houston- Main Campus Houston TX November 3, 2017 Health and HDFS Career and Internship Fair UH Campus- Farish Hall Rm. 101 (Kiva)
Texas A&M International University Laredo TX November 3, 2017 Graduate and Professional School Fair Texas A&M International University
Emery University Rollins School of Public Health Atlanta GA November 8, 2017 This Is Public Health (TIPH) Fair Claudia Nance Rollins Building

For more information, please email the admissions team at SPHadmissions@uth.tmc.edu or contact us at 713-500-9032.

When you’re looking at graduate schools of public health, there are many factors to consider. The quality of each program, the price of tuition, access to faculty and the opportunity for hands-on public health practice are just of a few areas prospective students think about before making a final decision.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is at the top of the list in all of those areas and a few more. Take a look.

  • UTHealth SPH has the lowest tuition among US schools of public health about $5,500 per year for full-time tuition and basic fees in-state and about $17,600 for out-of-state residents. (Most scholarships and traineeships allow out-of-state students to qualify for in-state tuition.)
  • There are six campuses across Texas to choose from Houston, Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso and San Antonio.
  • The main Houston campus is located in the world’s largest medical center the Texas Medical Center.
  • The cost-of-living in Texas is among the lowest in the US.
  • UTHealth SPH has over 160 faculty who know students are the future of public health.
  • UTHealth SPH is the #1 ranked doctoral program in Health Promotion/Health Education.
  • One of the top population genetics programs in the world.
  • UTHealth SPH offers 4 online certificate programs.
  • Students interact on a daily basis with peers at other campuses via Interactive Television (ITV).
  • The Student Epidemic Intelligence Society works with health departments across Texas to give students hands-on experiences in everyday public health as well as in extraordinary disasters such as Hurricane Katrina.

Learn more about UTHealth School of Public Health in our latest Fact Book: 

ADMISSIONS CONTACTS
Houston
Student Affairs
Main Number 713-500-9032                         sphadmissions@uth.tmc.edu 
Elvis Parada  713-500-9028                        Elvis.A.Parada@uth.tmc.edu
   
Certificate/Non-Degree Programs
Robert Hammarberg 713-500-9031                         Robert.Hammarberg@uth.tmc.edu 
   
Dual Degrees
Samuel Neher                             713-500-9265                        Samuel.E.Neher@uth.tmc.edu
Robert Hammarberg  713-500-9031                         Robert.Hammarberg@uth.tmc.edu 
   
Management Policy & Community Health Practice
Leticia Valles 713-500-9196 Leticia.F.Valles@uth.tmc.edu
   
Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences
Claire Strickland 713-500-9985                Claire.Strickland@uth.tmc.edu
   
Epidemiology
JR Bright 713-500-9361                           JR.F.Bright@uth.tmc.edu
   
Biostatistics and Data Science
Stacie Willis  713-500-9521               Stacie.Willis@uth.tmc.edu
   
Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Leticia Valles 713-500-9196                                  Leticia.F.Valles@uth.tmc.edu 
   
Austin 
Tosa Nixon                 512-391-2502                                Tosa.Nixon@uth.tmc.edu
Kathleen Manuel               512-391-1375                                  Kathleen.Manuel@uth.tmc.edu
   
Brownsville
Jeanette Broshears                 956-755-0678                                Jeanette.L.Broshears@uth.tmc.edu
   
Dallas
Kent Long                              214-648-4290                         Kent.Long@utsouthwestern.edu
Molly Patterson (MD/MPH)       214-645-1831                                 Molly.Patterson@UTSouthwestern.edu
   
El Paso
Maribel Alomari                      915-747-8500                              Maribel.Alomari@uth.tmc.edu
   
San Antonio
Selina Futrell    210-276-9015                              Selina.O.Futrell@uth.tmc.edu   
Debra Leal                    210-276-9016                              Debra.A.Leal@uth.tmc.edu