A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health
School of Rural Public Health
College Station, Texas 77843-1266
The School of Rural Public Health
(SRPH) is the first school of public health to focus on
the often unique health issues and needs of rural populations.
The mission of the School of Rural Public Health is to improve
the health of communities with emphasis on rural and underserved
populations, through education, research, service, outreach
and creative partnerships.
The School is part of the The Texas
A&M Health Science Center. Texas A&M is the only
land-grant institution in the state of Texas.
The mission of the SRPH will be realized
only by attainment of the following goals through well-planned
and coordinated programs within the school:
- To deliver quality educational
programs that rely on the collective wisdom and experiences
of scientists, professionals and students
- To advance the knowledge of health
issues specific to rural populations by conducting rigorous
field-based research, as well as basic research of rural
public health issues and disseminating results to stakeholders
and other professionals
- To improve health within diverse
rural communities through collaboration and service and
- To continually monitor the adherence
to these goals and principles by the Self-Study and Accrediting
Committee at the School for continued accreditation status
by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH).
The school offers a master of Public
Health, a master of science in Public Health and a master
of health administration, a Ph.D. in Health Services Research
and a Dr.P.H. in Public Health.
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