Colorado School of Public Health

 

Colorado School of Public Health

A collaboration of UNC, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Colorado State University, Colorado SPH is the first and only school of public health in the Rocky Mountain region. Combining transferable courses, faculty and resources, the school allows students to access specializations, research and service centers located at the three universities.

Community Health Education

As a partner institution in the fully accredited Colorado School of Public Health, UNC offers an MPH in Community Health Education and a Certificate in Public Health Sciences. This program prepares students to work effectively with diverse communities to identify needs and strengths, as well as develop healthy individuals and communities.

News and Announcements

Graduate Receives Fellowship to Work in Africa with CDC’s Global HIV Program

Colorado School of Public Health graduate Meagan Cain has been awarded a fellowship to work in Africa on HIV intervention programs through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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MPH Student at ColoradoSPH at UNC is Working to Improve Healthcare Equality in Colorado

KC Hall, a Community Health Education MPH student at ColoradoSPH at UNC and president of our Student Leadership Council, is working to improve healthcare equality in Colorado through her practicum project, particularly among Colorado’s LGBT population.

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Make a Difference Through Community Health

 

Pursue your interest in public health, engage in local community health organization and initiatives and benefit from small class sizes. Take a moment to watch this video and learn more about UNC and the Colorado School of Public Health. 

Student Experience: My Journey to Nepal

In the wake of shattering earthquakes and devastating chaos, I experienced glimmers of hope and healing.

Since my return from Nepal in August, I’ve had a lot of people ask me how it went. It seems an easy enough question but the answer is far more complicated. I’d been to Nepal before and had seen a side of this small Himalayan nation that tourists often miss. I spent the summer of 2014 setting up and running basic public health workshops for sexually-exploited women and children in Kathmandu. That summer, I learned a lot about what people are capable of, from women who had been sold into prostitution by their husbands, to young girls who had been gang-raped by strangers. I witnessed horrendous human cruelty and depravity, but left Nepal inspired by the glimmers of hope and resilience these individuals exuded. It was an experience that left me raw and humbled and aching to do more with vulnerable women there.

It was from this yearning that “Girls Moving Mountains” emerged.

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 Megan in Nepal

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