School of Public Health

Welcome to the School of Public Health


The School of Public Health at Jackson State University is committed to providing advanced quality education. Our School provides a learning environment that supports interdisciplinary communication, development of professional public health concepts, values and the resolution of healthcare issues. Our Programs prepare students to be outstanding leaders and practitioners in professional careers in public health, healthcare administration, speech language pathology, communicative disorders, and speech and hearing sciences.


SPH Awarded March of Dimes Community Grant

March of Dimes extend its congratulations to Jackson State University School of Public Health on being awarded a March of Dimes Community Grant,"Partnering to Improve African American Women's Preconception Health". The grant has been approved for the amount of $20,000 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

Dr. Joyce Buckner-Brown will serve as the Principal Investigator for this project. The goal is to increase preconception planning, particularly focusing on African American women. We will partner with GA Carmichael Community Health Center to utilize community health workers to conduct preconception education for women of childbearing age through implementation of the One Key Question intervention. 


SPH Galleries

2018 National Public Health Week SPH

2018 Legislative Day – CMD

2017 MS Lobby Day – Student Volunteers


JSU School of Public Health Video – Fatoumatta Sisay