The Department of Health Sciences at UAA prepares professionals at several levels. Our graduates plan, implement, and evaluate health services and work to protect and promote the health status of communities.

The Department of Health Sciences at UAA prepares professionals at several levels. Our graduates plan, implement, and evaluate health services and work to protect and promote the health status of communities.

The Department of Health Sciences at UAA prepares professionals at several levels. Please explore our website and discover the range of professional learning opportunities. Our graduates plan, implement, and evaluate health services and work to protect and promote the health status of communities.

The Department offers the following degree programs: a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (with three tracks), a Minor in Public Health, and a Master of Public Health (MPH).

The Department is located at: 
1901 Bragaw, Suite 220
Anchorage, Alaska

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Minor in Public Health!

For more information on this 18 credit minor, download the UAA Minor in Public Health flyer (pdf). Or contact Corrie Whitmore, Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, cwhitmor@uaa.alaska.edu.

Public Health Minor

PH Student's Work in Sudan Featured in Green and Gold

Jason Hahn, current MPH student, was recently featured in the Green and Gold for his extensive work with the Alaska Sudan Medical Project, a "grass-roots, volunteer project that works in one of the most remote, impoverished regions of the world in South Sudan." Read more about Hahn and this project in the article "Finding fulfillment in helping a forgotten people" (November 12, 2014).

UAA MPH Alumnus Dr. Mark Peterson Works in Antarctica

Dr. Mark Peterson, UAA MPH Alumnus, recently worked as lead physicianat McMurdo Station, the largest community in Antarctica. Read more about Dr. Perterson's adventures in the UAA Green and Gold article "Dr. Antarctica" (November 12, 2014).

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