Tennessee Graduate Public Health Schools

Tennessee Graduate Public Health Schools

Tennessee Graduate Schools with Public Health Masters and PhD Programs

The University of Tennessee Graduate School

The University of Tennessee is a public land-grant university located in Knoxville. It was founded in 1794, and is the flagship institution of the University of Tennessee system which includes eleven graduate areas of study and nine undergraduate departments. Nearly 28,000 students from all over the country and over 100 other countries attend the school. According to U.S. News and World Report, The University of Tennessee was ranked among the best national universities and public higher learning institutions in 2010.

PhD Community Health

Students study and research into public health with an eye toward increasing life expectancies, reducing infant and child mortality, and eliminating or reducing the effects of many communicable diseases. The program also provides for studying how to reduce the incidences of preventable diseases, help the general public to lead healthier and more active lifestyles, and to reduce the effects of calamitous events.

PhD MS in Social Work

The program includes curriculum which is designed to help students strengthen their ability to serve clients with specific social problems such as drug or alcohol abuse. A graduate degree in this field is designed to teach enable a student to serve the needs of a diverse community and the families within a multifaceted, quickly changing society. Students are prepared for careers in a wide variety of specialties including community, educational, social service, government, and business fields.

Contact Information

*Address: 111 Student Services Building Knoxville, TN 37996-0211

*Phone: (865) 974-2475

Vanderbilt University

Founded in 1873, the university is private research university located in Nashville, Tennessee. There are four undergraduate and six graduate schools which comprise the school which enrolls approximately 12,000 students from across the country. In 2009 the Academic Ranking of World Universities listed Vanderbilt as 41st in the world.

PhD Psychological Sciences

The Psychological Sciences curriculum focuses on psychological theory and the expansion of original empirical research. The program combines the traditional domains of academic psychology with intensity in specific programs of inquiry likely to add to solutions of major social, scientific, and psychological problems.

Contact Information

*Address: 211 Kirkland Hall Nashville, TN 37240

*Phone: (615) 322-7311

Belmont University

Belmont University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee. It is the second largest private university in the state and the largest Christian university in Tennessee.

Master of Education in Nonprofit Leadership

The program is designed to educate professionals who are dedicated to building strong nonprofits and stronger communities. Intended for individuals seeking to begin a second career or for those who wish for professional development in a current nonprofit position, students finishing the program will increase communication skills, leadership potential and the best business practices in the nonprofit sector.

Contact Information

*Address: 1900 Belmont Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37212-3757

*Phone: (615) 460-6785

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