Department of Public Health Sciences
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Why Choose Public Health?

Department of
Public Health

Xavier University of Louisiana 1 Drexel Drive Campus Box V New Orleans, Louisiana 70125 504-520-6707

Public health is the science and art of creating healthy communities through education, research and promotion of healthy lifestyles. 

Public health professionals analyze and develop programs that protect the health of individuals, families and communities in the United States and abroad.

Public Health Sciences is integrated in all that we do as we strive to ensure health for every person, every family and every community.

A career in public health opens the door to diverse opportunities in a variety of sectors such as federal, private and non-governmental organizations, with salaries ranging on average from $30,000 - $300,000.

I am Public Health