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Major Spotlight: Public Health

Everything you need to know about
Public Health at the University of South Carolina

Why Public Health? 

Locally and globally, the need for quality public health professionals has never been greater. You can discover a world of possibilities for an exciting and challenging career in public health at the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. Our faculty work to prepare students to be scholars, research specialists, teachers and experts in an array of public health disciplines. An undergraduate or graduate degree from the Arnold School will open doors to professional advancement, competitive salaries and a meaningful career.


Why Public Health at the University of South Carolina? 

As the only school of public health in South Carolina, the Arnold School is making a vital impact through innovative research, education and outreach programs. The undergraduate and graduate programs at USC span public health; exercise science; biostatistics, epidemiology; communication sciences and disorders; health services and policy management; health promotion, education and behavior; environmental health sciences; physical activity and public health; physical therapy and more!

Whether you want to protect the environment, prevent the spread of disease, promote fitness and exercise, enhance the health and well-being of people locally or globally, or contribute to changes in policy and law to ensure the rights of all citizens to a healthy world, USC offers an extensive range of exciting opportunities to start you on your career path.



By the Numbers

Statistics from the 2015-16 academic year. 


Meet Karim Johari: A Trilingual Doctoral Public Health Student at USC

Johari, a communication sciences and disorders (COMD) doctoral student, chose the Arnold School of Public Health for the advanced laboratory techniques and research expertise in speech and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. Read more about how Johari’s research has the potential to have a major impact on public health.

Click Here to Read More About Johari!


Are you an international student interested in studying public health at the University of South Carolina? Learn more about applying through our International Accelerator Program by clicking below!

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