ABOUT THE PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE PROGRAM
Students will spend their junior and senior years in the Public Health Science (PHSC) program at Shady Grove. The PHSC program includes a strong curriculum in science and public health courses, such as biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, and global health. Students will have the opportunity for individual exploration in public health through electives, laboratory experiences, optional internships, and a culminating interdisciplinary capstone course. This degree will enable students entering allied health professions, as well as medicine, dentistry, nursing, and pharmacy to address the growing health challenges facing global communities today.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
The University of Maryland School of Public Health is a dynamic and growing school located at one of the nation’s top-ranked public research universities. While many schools of public health in the country are limited to graduate education, our large and diverse undergraduate student body provides energy and unique perspectives, and contributes to our initiatives and commitment to advance a better state of health in Maryland and beyond. The School of Public Health prepares students to tackle complex and emerging public health issues and make meaningful contributions to the health and welfare of individuals and society.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITIES AT SHADY GROVE
USG is the site of 80 undergraduate and graduate programs from nine respected institutions within the University System of Maryland at one central location in Montgomery County. USG is located in Rockville, MD.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the University of Maryland is ranked No. 21 among public universities by US News & World Report and No. 14 among public universities by Forbes. The Institute of Higher Education, which ranks the world’s top universities based on research, puts Maryland at No. 38 in the world, No. 29 nationally and No. 13 among US public research institutions. The University of Maryland’s close proximity to our nation’s capital provides students with unparalleled opportunities for experiences with federal and state government agencies, think tanks, corporate offices, military services, and leading national public health organizations.