Public Health Program

Healthier communities for all.
People, policies, & services in sync.
Planned & managed well.


Public Health Programs

Healthy communities don't just happen.

There's a science and an art to it. There's research on how economic development and healthy communities interact. There are stories of public health champions and the communities they inspire. There are policies, dreams, and balance sheets on the line.

What is your best role in this shared effort? At UT Permian Basin, you have a choice of public health programs. Choose the one that makes the best use of your talents for our common, global, healthy future.

Graduate Studies Scholarships

At UT Permian Basin there are many scholarships available to our graduate students. Learn more about your opportunity to receive scholarships and graduate debt-free.

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Why Public Health at UTPB?

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UTPB + World’s largest medical center



 Move laterally to related work: biostatistician, financial officer, etc.

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Average student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1

Why should I study public health?

A degree in Public Health from UT Permian Basin helps you better understand the work and skills needed to address the health and well-being of others. Public health workers are problem solvers who find solutions to community and global health issues.

Public health workers are also in high demand. Job opportunities in the field are expected to grow for the foreseeable future.

What are my job prospects?

The CDC counts more than 170 public health job categories. Choose your own destiny! You can pursue a career in/with:

  • Global public health
  • Federal public health agencies
  • State and local health departments
  • Colleges and universities
  • Healthcare settings
  • Nonprofit agencies
  • Private companies

What industry-specific skills will I learn?

Students in the Public Health Program at UTPB will improve their communication and analytical skills. Other industry-specific skills include:

  • Analytical/assessment skills
  • Corporate financial planning & risk manangement
  • Leadership and system thinking
  • Policy development and program planning

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