Academics & Departments

Our programs are led by multidisciplinary faculty who strive to be agents of change to advance equality and justice in healthcare for all individuals—regardless of socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, gender identity or sexuality.

Undergraduate Program

UAA’s multidisciplinary bachelor’s in health sciences degree program focuses on the foundations of public health and offers two specialized tracks to choose from. One is focused on community health education and the other focus is on additional preparation for clinical training and graduate programs.

Student Quacyya Cuaresma on Cuddy Quad outside Rasmuson Hall

 

Public Health Minor

Students majoring in a subject other than Health Sciences have the option to complete 18 credit hours and earn a minor in Public Health—a diverse field that focuses on improving the health of entire populations.

Jennifer Meyer pressing button on water fountain

 

Graduate Program

With a focus on the health care and program needs of Alaska and the Circumpolar North, UAA’s accredited M.P.H. in public health practice offers a broad, interdisciplinary education with an ecological approach to protecting and promoting the health of populations. 

MEDEX program

Jennifer Meyer pressing button on water fountain