About the Department of Health Sciences

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.


To advance health sciences through the educational opportunities of academic training, research, and community service in order to improve the well-being of the diverse peoples of Alaska and the circumpolar north.

What Is Public Health?

To learn more about the field of public health, visit the What Is Public Health? site. 

Dean's Office

Visit the UAA College of Health dean's office.