Gain hands-on experience
Bolster your resume and gain skills beyond the classroom through an internship in traditional and non-traditional health settings. You’ll establish connections and gain hands-on experience to market yourself effectively to future employers.
Meet emerging health challenges
Prepare for a variety of roles tackling emerging health challenges at the state, national, or global level. You’ll use your voice in diverse fields of professional practice, bringing an experienced viewpoint to issues affecting society at large.
Prepare for a rewarding profession designed to address health issues in communities, including environmental health, emergency preparedness, outbreak investigations, needs assessments, emerging infectious diseases, as well as the threat of bioterrorism. You’ll learn to become a decision-maker and policy advocate.
Embrace community engagement
With the help of local community partners, you’ll explore the ethical principles and regulatory requirements needed for protecting human subjects. The practice of community engagement inspires civic duty and ethical citizenship.
Versatile, accomplished faculty
Each faculty member brings diverse individual experience, socio-cultural backgrounds and intellectual traditions within the fields of anthropology, psychology, and sociology, and is dedicated to educating the next generation of public health leaders.
Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.
Considering transferring to USM?
We welcome students who are transferring from another four-year university or community college. Our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors will help you to navigate the admissions and credit-transfer process.