What Sets the department of Public Health & Health Sciences Apart?

We are a multi- disciplinary team of health professionals, empowering our students to become catalyst of change.  Utilizing our authentic global partnerships students are immersed in cutting edge research and practical experience enabling them to become transformational leaders across all health sectors.  

PHHS News

Water Around the World Event

Join Michigan Tech's Alex Mayer, PhD and Kelly Kamm MS, PhD and UM-Flint's Amanda Herzog, PhD, for an interactive speaking event about water usage and safety around the world. Also featuring displays by our MPH students Rachel Mahon and Shawn Schutt.

October 6th, 2:30PM-4PM
William S. White Building, Room 3210

MPH Student Wins Best Oral Presentation Award

Jennifer Okungbowa- Ikponmwosa presented in the oral presentation category alongside graduate students and medical students from various universities across Michigan. She presented her research from her master’s degree capstone in response to the Flint water crisis. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, Director the Pediatric Residency Program at Hurley Medical Center, who helped uncover the Flint Water Crisis, attended Jennifer’s presentation.

Health Education Video Project Winners

A community engagement partnership between Genesys Heart Institute and the University of Michigan Flint provided students an opportunity to engage in a community health education project.  The students produced videos focused on the causes and prevention of heart disease in Flint and Genesee County.

New Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy

The Bachelors of Science in Respiratory Therapy  (BSRT) online degree completion program is designed to provide a comprehensive education in advanced respiratory care.  The program will start in the fall of 2017.  Successful degree completion prepares students to sit for specialty credentialing exams administered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). 

Admissions Requirements:

  • Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an Accredited Institution
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credential
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0