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The mission of Public Health is to preserve, promote, and improve the health and well being of populations, communities, and individuals. To fulfill this mission, we foster collaborations among public health and the health professions in education, research, and service.


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Learn how you can apply for an exciting degree path in Public Health at The University of Texas at Austin, a Portal to Public Health!


“The biggest difference I’ve seen between public health and some other majors is how much I actively participate in my learning.  It’s not just about learning about public health, it’s about how you as an individual can make a difference in the field.”

“Public health classes aren’t your usual cut and dry classes—they are interesting, engaging, and very applicable.  You aren’t going to be memorizing hundreds of definitions; instead you will learn concepts and ideas...”

“The faculty is very knowledgeable and you can tell they want to be here for the students”