Hunter College’s School of Urban Public Health (SUPH) is a consortial partner and the lead institution in the CUNY School of Public Health. The programs at the School of Urban Public Health educate students to contribute to improving urban health by addressing problems such as HIV, substance abuse, asthma, obesity, undernutrition, violence, heart disease and cancer. Students are prepared to work with diverse urban populations, and to serve in a variety of settings in government, public and private agencies, hospitals, schools, community organizations and businesses. Many students go on to graduate programs after earning their bachelor’s degrees and qualified undergraduates can take selected graduate courses in Urban Public Health during their senior year.
The School of Urban Public Health offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in Community Health; and Nutrition And Food Sciences; Master of Public Health and Master of Science degree programs in Community Health Education; Environmental And Occupational Health Sciences; Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Health Policy and Management; Nutrition; Community/Public Health Nursing/Urban Public Health; Doctor of Public Health degree programs with the CUNY Graduate Center in Community, Society & Health, Environmental & Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy & Management. In addition, SUPH offers a Dietetic Internship.
Hunter's School of Urban Public Health shares an eight-story, 147,000-square-foot green building on Third Avenue between East 118th and 119th Streets with the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Faculty, staff and students from both schools work closely with community organizations and health and social service agencies in East Harlem to strengthen existing and create new approaches to improving the well-being of East Harlem and other low-income communities.
We invite you to explore the Hunter College School of Urban Public Health website to see all the school has to offer.