Department of Behavioral and Environmental Health

The mission of the Public Health Program at Jackson State University is to provide quality education and leadership in community-based research and practice.  Through collaborative efforts with communities, the Program promotes health and seeks to prevent disease and disability, with special emphasis on the underserved and at-risk populations of Mississippi, the nation, and the world.

Our Public Health Program is committed to educating and training its students to become effective leaders of the public health community at the local, national, and international levels. This commitment is realized in an urban environment that offers broad scope for students to become involved in the diverse communities in metropolitan Jackson and the region.

Degree's Offered
Master of Public Health | Doctor of Public Health

Jackson State University’s DrPH Program is the only accredited
Doctor of Public Health Program in Mississippi


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