SIU's School of Human Sciences public health program.
The Southern Illinois University - Carbondale public health graduates are the first line of defense: helping prevent the spread of disease and protecting against environmental hazards while promoting and encouraging healthy behaviors. From our campus come health professionals working in communities by responding to disasters and ensuring recovery, boosting the quality and accessibility of services, and educating communities on health and wellness topics. Our undergraduates work side-by-side with our faculty, including those from the School of Medicine, as part of federally funded research projects. Our master of public health prepares the next generation of professionals to protect and improve the health of entire populations. It is a cohesive, 100% online and skills-based program. The School of Human Sciences offers graduate programs leading to a Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Health Education. it is a research-focused program that prepares students for future careers in academia and/or research.