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Experience Gillings: Virtual Graduate Programs Open House

Welcome to Gillings!

Take a virtual tour, watch greetings from Gillings School leadership, find out more about the application process, attend a virtual information session and learn what you need to know to become a Tar Heel.

Tour Gillings

Tour Gillings

View our 360° tour of the Gillings School.

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Gillings Greetings

Experience Gillings 2020

UNC Gillings SGA Co-Presidents David Gaviria and Julia Nevison (and other students) welcome everyone to Experience Gillings 2020.

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Welcome Greeting from Dean Rimer

Dean Barbara K. Rimer welcomes prospective graduate students.

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Welcome Greeting from Dr. Suzanne Maman

Suzanne Maman, associate dean for global health, talks with prospective students about global health opportunities at the Gillings School.

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Welcome Greetings from Department Representatives

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Will Vizuete, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, welcomes prospective students.

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Department of Epidemiology

Christy Avery, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, welcomes prospective students.

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Department of Health Behavior

Liz Chen, PhD, assistant professor and MPH concentration lead in the Department of Health Behavior, welcomes prospective students.

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Department of Health Policy and Management

Melanie Studer, MHSA, PhD, program director and assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, welcomes prospective students.

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Department of Maternal and Child Health

Aunchalee Palmquist, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Maternal and Child Health, speaks about the department.

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Department of Nutrition

Melissa Walter, MPH, RDN, LDN, program specialist, PRISM Technical Director, Department of Nutrition, welcomes prospective students.

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Life at Gillings

Minority Student Caucus

Minority Student Caucus Co-Presidents Snigdha Peddireddy and Eliana Armora welcome prospective students.

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Gillings Student Government Association

Gillings SGA Co-Presidents Julia Nevison and David Gaviria speak about life at the Gillings School.

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Application Resources

Gillings Awards and Funding 101 with Jenna Keith

Jenna Keith, MEd, Student Funding and Awards Coordinator, welcomes prospective students.

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Building Your Application

Johnston King and Marquita Brazier from Gillings School admissions lead a presentation for prospective students applying to UNC Gillings graduate programs.

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PhD Information Sessions

Biostatistics PhD Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the Biostatistics PhD program and the application process.

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Epidemiology PhD Info Session

Epidemiology PhD Info Session

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Health Behavior PhD Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the Health Behavior PhD program and the application process.

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Health Policy and Management Doctoral Degrees Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the Health Policy and Management DrPH and PhD programs and the application process.

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Nutrition PhD Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the Nutrition PhD program and the application process.

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MPH Information Sessions

Applied Epidemiology MPH Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the MPH, the Applied Epidemiology concentration, and the application process.

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Global Health MPH Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the MPH, the Global Health concentration, and the application process.

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Health Behavior MPH Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the MPH, the Health Behavior concentration, and the application process.

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Health Policy and Management MPH Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the MPH, the Health Policy and Management concentration, and the application process.

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Health Policy and Management Master’s Degrees Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the Health Policy and Management master’s degrees (MSPH, MHA, and Executive MHA) and the application process.

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Nutrition/Nutrition-RD MPH Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the MPH, the Nutrition/Nutrition-RD concentration, and the application process.

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Public Health Data Science MPH Info Session

Faculty will provide information about the MPH, the Public Health Data Science concentration, and the application process.

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Attend a Virtual Information Session

View our Visit Us page to see upcoming virtual events.


Degrees

Master of Public Health (MPH)
The UNC Gillings School’s Master of Public Health (MPH), offered on-campus, online and distance by the top public school of public health in the country, is a comprehensive, integrated program that will give you the skills and knowledge you need to solve urgent public health problems in North Carolina and around the world. Upon entering the program, you’ll begin gaining knowledge and skills in the Gillings MPH Core, the foundation of the MPH program.

Doctoral Programs (PhD and DrPH)
The Gillings School doctoral degrees help students develop research and teaching skills through coursework, doctoral research, practice opportunities and preliminary doctoral examinations.

 


Questions about Admissions?

Check our FAQs sheet for application and admissions information (PDF).

For more information about the admissions process contact Gillings Admissions Team at sph-admissions@unc.edu or 919-445-1170.

Johnston King, director of admissions, jking3@email.unc.edu

Kristen Hurdle, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2755, kdhurdle@email.unc.edu

Marquita Brazier, admissions recruiter, (919) 843-2893, mbrazier@email.unc.edu

Andrew Huggins, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2706, andrewhuggins@unc.edu

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Life in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, and the greater Triangle area, is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live and work. Our town is bikable, walkable, eclectic, safe, affordable, diverse and green. Our students love the temperate weather and the easy access to activities in the Triangle, on the coast and in the mountains.

Parking, Transportation and Accomodations

For information about parking, transportation and accommodations, please visit the Maps and Directions page.

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