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The Network provides opportunities for leaders in undergraduate public health and population health education to work together and learn from each other with the goal of advancing undergraduate education in public health and population health.

Network Benefits

ASPPH works to advance undergraduate public health education, research, and practice, and the public’s health. ASPPH provides timely updates on pertinent policy actions and legislative events.


ASPPH recognizes achievement and distinction among Network faculty members through the Riegelman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Public Health Education. This award, made possible with the generous support of Dr. Richard and Mrs. Linda Riegelman, recognizes outstanding undergraduate faculty members who have garnered respect and enthusiasm from students for demonstrating exceptional teaching.


Tracks trends and conduct institutional benchmarking with interactive dashboards and reports that feature academic public health data collected by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.


ASPPH hosts events throughout the year for leadership, faculty, staff and students in public health, global health, and global public health education including the Undergraduate Summit annually in March, workshops, and webinars. Faculty also engage through online discussion groups. See ASPPH Upcoming Events for more information.

Networking & Events

ASPPH provides resources on topics to support academic excellence, as well as materials to aid in student recruitment efforts. In addition, ASPPH sponsors a centralized jobs site featuring career opportunities in academic public health and practice settings.


ASPPH publishes a quarterly Undergraduate Network News newsletter (View submission guidelines), a monthly email advisory, and regular policy and advocacy updates to keep Network members informed on topics that impact undergraduate education.

Stay Connected

ASPPH provides information to and coordinates events for current and prospective students. Events are geared toward high school, community college, and four-year college students. In addition, events are also held to introduce public health to children in grades K-8.

Student Recruitment & Pathway Building

Network Eligibility

The Undergraduate Network for Education in Public Health members include institutions with undergraduate majors in areas of study that focus on the science and practice of public health and population health, as well as those with undergraduate majors related to these fields, and accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency as determined by the U.S. Department of Education, or its equivalent for international members. Network member institutions work together to strengthen undergraduate public health education, research, and practice.

How To Join

Interested in joining? If your institution would like to join the ASPPH Undergraduate Network for Education in Public Health, or if you have any questions, please contact us.

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Search for Network members offering an undergraduate degree in public health or global health by region, ASPPH membership status, and Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation status.

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