A Wide Variety of Programs

About Our Mission

The UIC School of Public Health (UIC SPH) is dedicated to excellence in protecting and improving the health and well-being of the people of the metropolitan Chicago area, the state of Illinois and the nation, and of others throughout the world. The school achieves this mission by: educating scientists, professionals, and the public; conducting research to develop solutions to public health problems; providing public health service; and formulating public health policy.

We Are Committed To


Diversity & Inclusion

UIC SPH and community partners convene from different geographic locations, religious backgrounds, political viewpoints, and social/cultural perspectives.

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Global Health program

The UIC SPH Global Health Program represents the school's strategic commitment to enhancing global health research, teaching and service.

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Health Equity

Attention and resources have been devoted to understanding and eliminating health disparities within the United States.

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CEPH Accredited

The UIC School of Public Health is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). It is the only fully accredited school of public health in Illinois.

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SPH News

What's Happening in Public Health

For general information about the UIC School of Public Health news items, contact Sara Giloth, Senior Associate Director of Donor Relations, at


Few Words From Our Alumni

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“UIC SPH is so culturally diverse. This made me choose SPH as it creates a socially comfortable academic environment."

Eseosa Orumwense

Master of Public Health
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"Constant evolution of opportunities and exciting cultural events that never leaves a longing for something to do!"

Michael Aponte

Master of Healthcare Administration

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