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.
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.
The Colorado School of Public Health is the first and only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain West and has received full accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Graduate Coordinator of Public Health:
Dr. Mary Dinger
Assistant to the Graduate Coordinator:
Colorado School of Public Health Office of Student Affairs
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.