Since its inception in 1979, Dillard University's baccalaureate level public health program has graduated over 800 students. The School of Public Health, housed in the College of Professional Studies, is the only such undergraduate school in the southeast region.
The mission of the School of Public Health is to prepare students for positions in health systems management, community health education and health sciences through practical experience and education. The school emphasizes service to Louisiana, while serving students from throughout the United States and across the world.
The Dillard University School of Public Health is accredited by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
The program in Public Health includes three options:
Health Systems Management: a 3/2 degree program with the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicince (BS/MPH)
Community Health: a 2/3 degree program with Louisana State University School of Public Health
Health Sciences: with Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Occupational Therapy