Interested in learning more about what the UGA College of Public Health has to offer?

Connect with us and schedule a visit – either online or in person – to learn about our degree programs and discover how we can we prepare you with the skills needed to follow your passions and take action in the exciting field of public health.


Note About COVID-19

The University of Georgia has resumed all on-campus activities. However, we do realize that many people may still be concerned about traveling and/or visiting campus, so virtual sessions have also been added to accommodate those concerns. Should you have any questions, please reach out to the CPH admissions team at mph@uga.edu.


Upcoming Events & Opportunities

** Events for the upcoming 2022-23 academic are still pending. Please check back for updates or visit the College’s event calendar. **

Undergraduate Programs
Virtual Information Sessions

We host a number of Virtual Information Sessions throughout the year for prospective students interested our undergraduate programs. Topics include curriculum, professional and personal development opportunities, career paths, admissions requirements and deadlines. These sessions are a quick and easy way to get a basic overview and have your questions answered in an informal live event. Click the session of interest for registration information.

Virtual Information Sessions Date Time
•  MPH Double Dawgs (4+1) Information Session Thursday, August 25 2:30PM – 3:30PM EST
•  B.S. in Health Promotion Information Session Monday, August 29 1:45PM – 2:45PM EST
•  MPH Double Dawgs (4+1) Information Session Monday, Sept. 19 12PM – 1:00PM EST
•  MPH Double Dawgs (4+1) Information Session Wednesday, Oct. 19 10AM – 11AM EST
Open Houses & Interest Sessions

Our on-campus Open House events and Interest Sessions provide a more formal and structured opportunity to visit our campus, hear directly from our departmental faculty, students, and administration, and ask questions about your program of interest. Prospective applicants have the opportunity to tour our facilities, speak with representatives from their program of interest, and sit-in on a class.

Anyone interested in our graduate programs are invited to attend these events, including accepted, prospective, and in-progress applicants. Upcoming dates and registration information can be found below. 

Open Houses & Interest Sessions Date Time
B.S. in Health Promotion Information Session (Virtual) Monday, Aug. 29 1:45PM-2:34PM EST
Degree Program & Career Fairs

The College participates in a number of recruitment events on and off-campus throughout the academic year. Details about each of these events can be found below.

Degree Program & Career Fairs Date Location
• Double Dawgs Fair TBD TBD
Virtual Fairs Date Time
•  TBD TBD TBD
Additional Opportunities

Want to check out a seminar or learn about other activities at the UGA College of Public Health.  Upcoming events can also be found on College’s event calendar. We hope to see you soon!


Speak with Us

We are committed to providing you multiple avenues to get the information that you need about the undergraduate degrees, certificates and minors offered at the UGA College of Public Health.

If the events detailed above do not meet your needs, you can reach out directly – via email, phone or virtual meeting – our Undergraduate Advising Office or to any of our program coordinators.

B.S. in Environmental Health
•  Anne Marie Zimeri, Program Director – Email zimeri@uga.edu

B.S. in Health Promotion
•  Heather McEachern, Undergraduate Services Director – Email cphadm@uga.edu

Minors
•  Heather McEachern, Undergraduate Services Director – Email cphadm@uga.edu

Undergraduate Certificate in Disaster Management
•  Heather McEachern, Undergraduate Services Director – Email cphadm@uga.edu

Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health
Paula Davis-Olwell, Program Coordinator – Email Paula.DavisOlwell@uga.edu

Double Dawgs Program
Kathryn Pollett, Double Dawgs Coordinator – Email doubledawgs-mph@uga.edu

Graduate Programs
Virtual Information Sessions

We host a number of Virtual Information Sessions throughout the year for prospective students interested in our graduate programs. Topics include curriculum, professional and personal development opportunities, career paths, and admissions requirements and deadlines. These sessions are a quick and easy way to get a basic overview and have your questions answered in an informal live event. Click the session of interest for registration information.

Virtual Information Sessions Date Time
•  MPH Virtual Information Session Thursday, Sept. 1 12-1:30PM EST
•  MSW/MPH Dual Degree Program Monday, Sept. 12 4-5:00PM EST
•  MSW/MPH Dual Degree Program Tuesday, Oct. 11 5:30-7:00PM EST
•  MPH Virtual Information Session Tuesday, Oct. 25 3:30-5:00PM EST
•  MPH Virtual Information Session Wednesday, Nov. 16 3:30-5:00PM EST
•  MPH Virtual Information Session Wednesday, Feb. 1 3-4:30PM EST
•  MPH Virtual Information Session Tuesday, April 1 10-13:30AM EST
Open Houses & Interest Sessions

Our on-campus Open House events and Interest Sessions provide a more formal and structured opportunity to visit our campus, hear directly from our departmental faculty, students, and administration, and ask questions about your graduate program of interest. Prospective applicants have the opportunity to tour our facilities, speak with representatives from their program of interest, and sit in on a class.

Anyone interested in our graduate programs are invited to attend these events, including accepted, prospective, and in-progress applicants. Upcoming dates and registration information can be found below. 

Open Houses & Interest Sessions Date Time
•  Environmental Health Science Virtual Open House TBD TBD
•  Epidemiology & Biostatistics Virtual Open House TBD TBD
•  Doctor of Public Health Program Virtual Open House TBD TBD
•  MPH & Graduate Programs (Virtual) TBD TBD
Graduate School Fairs

Every fall, our Admissions team participates in regional graduate school fairs. Since Fall 2020, travel restrictions have prevented in-person participation in many of the fairs. However, we are committed to participating in upcoming Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) Virtual Fairs and will attend the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). Details about each of these events can be found below.

Graduate Fairs Date Location
•  UGA Graduate School Info Day TBD Tate Student Center, UGA Campus
Virtual Fairs Date Time
•  This is Public Health (TIPH) Fair Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022 9:00AM-5:00PM EST
•  Greater Georgia Graduate Fair TBD TBD
Accepted Students Day

Students who have been accepted to a graduate program in the College of Public Health will have the opportunity to attend a short orientation session, where they learn more about the degree program, curriculum, and other expectations for their degree (such as applied field experience, capstone, thesis or dissertation). After attending this event, accepted students will also have the unique opportunity to speak with an advisor about their own tentative schedule, and are cleared to register for courses. Please see our complete calendar of Accepted Student Days below.

Accepted Student Days Date Time
•  Spring – MPH Program TBD TBD
•  Spring – MHA Program TBD TBD
•  Spring – DrPH Program TBD TBD
Additional Opportunities

Want to check out a seminar or learn about other activities at the UGA College of Public Health.  Upcoming events can also be found on College’s event calendar. We hope to see you soon!


Speak with Us

We are committed to providing you multiple avenues to get the information that you need about the Master of Public Health and other graduate degree programs at the UGA College of Public Health.

If the events detailed above do not meet your needs, you can reach out directly – via email, phone or virtual meeting – to any of our program coordinators.

Master of Public Health
•  Mumbi Anderson, MPH Director – Email mph@uga.edu or You Can Book Me

MSW/MPH Dual Degree Program
•  Rebecca Wells, Program Coordinator – Email mswmph@uga.edu

MPH and Online Graduate Certificate in Gerontology
•  Kerstin Emerson, Graduate Coordinator – Email emerson@uga.edu or You Can Book Me

Master of Health Administration
•  Michael P. Martin, MHA Coordinator – Email m2029pm@uga.edu or Call 706-816-9650

Doctor of Public Health
•  Adam Chen, DrPH Coordinator – Email drph@uga.edu or Call 678-377-3656

M.S. or Ph.D. in Environmental Health
•  Travis Glenn, Graduate Coordinator – Email ehsgrad@uga.edu

M.S. or Ph.D. in Epidemiology & Biostatistics
•  Sara Ervin Smith, Student Services – Email epibiograd@uga.edu or Call 706-542-6288

Ph.D. in Health Promotion
•  Jessica Legge Muilenburg, Graduate Coordinator – Email hpbgrad@uga.edu