The UNC Gillings School's MPH Program in Asheville is part of UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC, an academic health center that breaks down the boundaries between medical education, research, and clinical practice to drive public health transformation in Western North Carolina and beyond.
Classes are held one day a week at UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC, an academic health center that is a unique interdisciplinary partnership between the University of North Carolina and the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), the state's largest area health education center serving North Carolina's 16 westernmost counties.
In addition to the UNC Gillings School's MPH Program in Asheville, the UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC campus includes the UNC School of Medicine Asheville Campus, residency and fellowship training programs, an integrated research center, graduate medical and continuing education programs, rural health initiatives, healthcare practice consultants, and primary care, ob/gyn, dental, and psychiatry clinical practices.
UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC partners include
• UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
• UNC Asheville
• UNC Chapel Hill
• UNC School of Medicine
• UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
• Western Carolina University
• HCA Mission Health
Students in the Asheville MPH program have unparalleled opportunities to collaborate with faculty and students across disciplines, national and regional public health experts, healthcare system leaders, academic researchers, and community partners who are all dedicated to improving rural and community population health.