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Samford University    
 
    
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2017-2018 Academic Year

School of Public Health


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Administration

Keith T. Elder, Dean, Professor, Public Health
Hal F. Neumeier, Chair, Associate Professor,
        Health Informatics and Information Management
Tondra L. Moore, Chair, Associate Professor, Health Administration
Suresh T. Mathews, Chair, Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
Melissa Galvin Lumpkin, Chair, Professor, Public Health
David Cecil, Interim Chair, Associate Professor, Social Work

 

Students within the School of Public Health pursue a variety of disciplines focused on the prevention of disease and the promotion of improved health among entire communities and populations. Majors within the School of Public Health are inherently interdisciplinary, with teams of professionals working together to solve some of society’s most complex challenges. The school includes the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management, the Department of Healthcare Administration, the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Department of Public Health, and the Department of Social Work.

The School currently offers baccalaureate degrees in foods and nutrition, healthcare administration, nutrition and dietetics, and public health. At the graduate-level, the School offers a dietetic internship certificate, a master of science in health informatics and analytics, a master of healthcare administration, a master of public health, a master of science degree in nutrition, and a master of social work. Fast track versions of the master of healthcare administration and master of social work are also available. Additional master’s and doctoral degree programs are coming soon.

Faith, health and service are at the core of the School of Public Health, making graduates uniquely prepared to pursue a variety of careers. Regardless of major, students will graduate prepared to pursue their calling as a health care advocate or researcher in the private or public sector, armed with the expertise and practical knowledge required to significantly impact our world.

Departments and Program Offerings


 

Health Informatics and Information Management

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Programs

Master

Graduate Health Informatics & Information Management

Healthcare Administration

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Programs

Major

Minor

Joint-Degree (Undergrad+Graduate)

Graduate Healthcare Administration

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Programs

Master

Nutrition and Dietetics

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Programs

Major

Minor

Graduate Nutrition & Dietetics

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Programs

Master

Certificate - Graduate

Public Health

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Programs

Major

Minor

Graduate Public Health

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Programs

Master

Social Work

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Programs

Joint-Degree (Undergrad+Graduate)

Master