Residential and Online Programs

Recent Gillings graduates assemble for a post-Commencement photo in the Armfield Atrium.

At Gillings, we offer students the training, skills and mentoring to become world renowned public health scientists, creative problem solvers and coalition builders, all with the know-how to create healthier communities in North Carolina, across the U.S. and around the world. Our grads make a world of difference.


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 online programs and how to apply, select the icon here or in the sidebar of any page.


icon_distance-online2UNC Gillings offers many opportunities to take courses, complete certificates, or earn degrees online. Find out more about these options using the GPS.

For information about other online programs at UNC, check out UNC Distance Education.