School of Health and Human Sciences

The Department of Public Health Education (PHE) is a community of scholars, educators, researchers, and learners. We are focused on promoting health within communities and on changing lives. We accomplish this through:

  • Minerva with Face CoveringConducting translational research
  • Collaborating across disciplines
  • Advancing knowledge in health education and public health
  • Engaging in community-based practices
  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs
  • Assessing health needs in communities and with communities

UNCG PHE is a dynamic department with faculty members that have been trained in a variety of disciplines and have unique research interests. The multitude of interests and experiences, all focused around community health promotion, creates a lively and engaged interdisciplinary experience.

The Department of Public Health Education offers four degree-seeking programs and two post-baccalaureate certificates:


The History of the Department of Public Health Education