The Department of Public Health and Recreation is nationally recognized for its programs in both public health and recreation. We offer a Bachelors degree in Public Health, a master's in Public Heath and a Ph.D. in Education with a Health Education Concentration.
Students enrolled in the SIU Department of Public Health and Recreation are able to work with faculty members known nationally for their expertise in teaching, research, and professional service. All of our faculty members take great pride in their commitment to working with undergraduate and graduate students. As a student in our program, you will not only work with our faculty in the classroom, but will receive guidance and support from them in internships, field experiences, and job placement. Our department has an extensive network of alums across the country who recognize the professional expertise of our graduates.