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Prospective Student Open House

6-21-19 Open House Flyer

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.

2019 Virtual Fairs:

2019 Virtual Fair Flyer

The 2019 Virtual Fairs will allow an in-depth look at the School of Public Health and provide information on the admissions process via online chat rooms. The event will also give guests the opportunity to chat with an admission coordinator, academic advisor and/or current students. For more information, please email the admissions team at SPHadmissions@uth.tmc.edu.

Please RSVP for the 2019 Virtual Fairs HERE

Meet a Representative at: 

Spring 2019

University or Professional School Name City State Date

Name of Event

Texas Association of Addiction Professionals Houston Chapter Houston TX February 8, 2019

Recovery to Practice Training

Council on Recovery, 8:00am-5:00pm
Texas State University San Marcos TX February 11, 2019 Graduate and Professional School Fair LBJ Student Center, 11:00am-2:00pm
Texas A&M International University Laredo TX February 12, 2019 Graduate and Professional School Fair Student Center Ballroom, 10:00am-2:00pm
UTHealth - McGovern Medical School Houston TX February 16, 2019 UTHealth Professional Panel MSB 1.006, 8:00am-2:30pm
University of Houston Houston TX February 25, 2019 Health Professions Fair Recreation and Wellness Center's Multipurpose Activity Room, 10:00am-2:00pm
Rice University Houston TX February 25, 2019 Health Professions Fair Memorial Student Center, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Texas A&M University College Station TX February 26, 2019 ECHO Health Care Symposium Memorial Student Center Ballroom, 10:00am-2:00pm
Houston Methodist Hospital  Houston TX March 8-9, 2019

7th Annual global Health Conference UNLIMITED 2019

Houston Methodist Hospital, 12:30-7pm & 7:30am-7:30pm 
UTHealth School of Public Health San Antonio San Antonio TX March 12, 2019

Q&A Session for Prospective School of Public Health Students

One Technology Center, 5:30pm-6:30pm
Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center Houston TX March 19, 2019

Education Fair

Hospital Atrium; 7:00am-5:00pm
Association of Schools & Programs of Public Health Washington DC March 20, 2019

This is Public Health Grad Fair

George Washington University Marvin Center, 5:30pm-7:30pm
University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX April 2, 2019

Health Professions Schools Spring Swing

12:00pm-2:30pm
Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX April 2, 2019

Health Professions Schools Spring Swing

5:00pm-7:30pm
University of North Texas Denton TX April 3, 2019

Health Professions Schools Spring Swing

4:30pm-6:30pm
Austin College Austin TX April 4, 2019

Health Professions Schools Spring Swing

11:00am-1:00pm
University of Texas at Dallas Dallas TX April 4, 2019

Health Professions Schools Spring Swing

2:30pm-5:30pm
Baylor College of Medicine Houston  TX April 6, 2019

BCM's Second Look Applicant Fair

11:00am-12:30 pm, Main Baylor campus in Morrison’s lobby area
MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston TX April 8, 2019

Education Fair

Main Building - 11th floor, 11:00am-2:00pm
HCA Tomball Regional Medical Center Tomball Tx May 6, 2019

Hospital Week Education Fair

Tower lobby of hospital, 11:00am-2:00pm
National Institutes of Health Bethesda MD July 17, 2019

NIH Graduate & Professional School Fair

9:45am-2:15pm


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: 

Houston

Student Services: Admissions

Main Number 713-500-9032 sphadmissions@uth.tmc.edu

Elvis Parada

713-500-9028 Elvis.A.Parada@uth.tmc.edu
Nathalie Guardado 713-500-9055    Nathalie.M.Guardado@uth.tmc.edu

Certificate/Non-Degree Programs

Nathalie Guardado 713-500-9055    Nathalie.M.Guardado@uth.tmc.edu

Dual Degrees

Robert Hammarberg 713-500-9031 Robert.Hammarberg@uth.tmc.edu
Amanda Smithson  713-500-9036      Amanda.K.Smithson@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

Kevin Banks 713-500-9584 Kevin.J.Banks@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 972-546-2923    Kent.Long@uth.tmc.edu 
Molly Patterson   972-546-2929       Molly.B.Patterson@uth.tmc.edu

El Paso

Maribel Alomari 915-747-8500     Maribel.Alomari@uth.tmc.edu

San Antonio 

Debra Leal 210-276-9016 Debra.A.Leal@uth.tmc.edu