Career Services

Developing professional skills and making appropriate connections is important in making your public health experience a success. Career Services offers key resources to help students and recent graduates develop and meet their career goals. Support is provided at the Gillings School of Global Public Health through the Office of Student Affairs and  University Career Services  with…

Career Paths

Research, health promotion, education, management and policy development are just a few of the pathways you could pursue as a public health professional.   Find out more about the broad academic areas that comprise public health at Gillings and the kinds of career paths that could be open to you.

Living in Chapel Hill –

  Breeze to get around: Ride the bus… anywhere. It’s free (seriously)! One will drop you off near your Chapel Hill or Carrboro home. Find out when to catch the next bus here. Get on your bike and go… anywhere. Fourteen miles of greenways will take you to campus, libraries, coffee shops, Franklin Street, the…

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion at Gillings At UNC-Gillings, we cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment to better prepare our students for the diverse world that awaits them – a world that seeks culturally competent people to serve as its leaders. When we embrace the socioeconomic, physical, cultural, racial and ethnic differences of our students, faculty and… Read more »

Residential and Online Programs

  The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health uses the Gillings Program Search (GPS) to help browsers locate essential information about the degree and non-degree options offered by our seven departments and one interdisciplinary program. The GPS also offers tailored instructions for how to apply. To start your search for information about our residential and…

Departments overview

Unsure of which department best fits your interests and career goals? Poor birth outcomes and infant mortality are major public health problems in North Carolina and around the world. Use this case example to help you start exploring which public health department is the one for you.  

What makes Gillings distinct

It’s the people. We are a community of engaged faculty, students and staff who work with communities and across disciplines, in North Carolina and around the world, to solve some of our most challenging health problems. We have a small-school feel with all the advantages of a large, world-class university. At UNC-Gillings we believe we…

Public Health at Gillings

Solving potable water access and sanitation problems. Pioneering new efforts to prevent and control cancer. Preventing diabetes, asthma, HIV, cardiovascular disease, premature births, traumatic brain injuries, interpersonal violence. Improving health care quality and access. Reducing health disparities. Working with communities to solve problems they identify. Educating physicians and other providers to infuse a public health… Read more »

Application Processes and Deadlines –

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How to Apply 1. Review Costs and Funding for guidance on applying for financial aid. 2. Submit FAFSA form to be considered for financial aid. 3. Complete and submit an online application. Enter each coarse taken at an institution of higher learning. (Applicants will need an unofficial transcript to enter this information.) 4. Mail official…