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 Grantt," Partnering to Improve African American Women's Preconception Health".  the gtant has been approved for the amount of $20,000 for a time period of April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

 Dr. Joyce Buckner-Brown will  serve as PI 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. 


Upcoming CEPH Accreditation

Jackson State University School of Public Health (JSU SPH) is seeking accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). CEPH, an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, reviews schools of public health for accreditation every five to seven years. Schools are evaluated against criteria that establish expectations for the School’s mission, goals, evaluation and planning, as well as its organizational setting, governance, resources, educational programs, research, service, faculty and students.

 A CEPH accreditation review of JSU SPH is scheduled for May 2-4, 2018. CEPH is accepting third party comments on the School’s programs until 30 days before the site visit. Comments must be in writing and submitted via mail or email. Comments will not be accepted by phone or in person.

Please send any comments by April 2, 2018 to:
Mollie Mulvanity, MPH
Deputy Director
Council on Education for Public Health
1010 Wayne Avenue Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
email: mmulvanity@ceph.org


SPH Galleries

2017 MS Lobby Day – Student Volunteers

2018 Legislative Day – CMD

2018 National Public Health Week SPH