Student Resources

Linked below are university and other common student resources. Visit the degree program pages for degree program specific resources such as handbooks.

ASPPH’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration for academic public health. Their members are CEPH-accredited schools and programs of public health as well as schools and programs in applicant status for CEPH-accreditation.  

AUPHA is dedicated to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery through excellence in healthcare management and policy education. Its mission is to foster excellence and drive innovation in health management and policy education, and promote the value of university-based management education for leadership roles in the health sector.

Public Health
Public Health Jobs. net is a search engine that allows users to look for jobs related to the field of public health. Users can narrow their search by restricting results to a specific geographical location or by using keywords. 

This is Public Health 
TIPH aims to brand public health and raise awareness of how public health affects individuals, families, communities, and populations.

Cost of Attendance

Tuition and Fees 
*Note: Most graduate programs in the department are subject to a tuition increment. Please ensure you view the correct tuition table.

Delta Omega (Undergraduate and Graduate Public Health)

Upsilon Phi Delta (Graduate Health Administration)

Each program with an internship requirement details specific processes and procedures for initiating its internships. See the respective program for further details. The page linked below describes department and college procedures for addressing common requirements.

Common Agency Requirements

CPT [F-1 International Students]

Financial Aid Office [Domestic Students; Undergraduate and Graduate]
Graduate Student Funding

NinerScholar Scholarship Portal [Graduate and Undergraduate]

Tips on paying for college and maintaining good credit 

The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) serves as a professional organization that advances leaders and the field of healthcare management excellence. For students, ACHE can provide continuing education, networking, mentoring, and scholarship opportunities. 

The Greater Charlotte Healthcare Executives Group (GCHEG) serves the Charlotte, NC area and all other portions of Western North Carolina not so designated under another Chapter agreement. GCHEG acts as a local resource to promote the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE ) and the importance of membership. GCHEG officers are ACHE members and speak to the benefits of membership and involvement at the local and national levels.

The Charlotte Healthcare Executive Student Organization (CHESO) is a chartered graduate student membership society for future healthcare executives from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. CHESO is designed to meet its members’ professional, educational, and leadership needs; to promote high ethical standards and conduct; while providing opportunities for members to learn from one another as well as those in the healthcare executive profession.

The American Public Health Association (APHA) provides members with access to the latest public health news and research, networking opportunities, and professional development events. 

The North Carolina Public Health Association (NCPHA) is an association of individuals and organizations working to improve the public’s health through political advocacy, public awareness, professional development, and the interface between research and practice. As a member of NCPHA, students receive leadership and educational opportunities, access to networking with public health professionals and advocates, access to scholarships and awards, and insight to employment opportunities through the NCPHA Employment E-List. 

The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) empowers practices, providers, and patients to create a meaningful change in healthcare. It also oversees the Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) and Fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) credentialing board. 

The North Carolina Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) maximizes the value and effectiveness of medical group leaders through educational programs, information exchange, networking, advocacy, and professional development opportunities. The Metrolina Chapter serves the Charlotte region.

The National Association of Health Service Executives (NAHSE) is a not-for-profit professional organization that promotes the advancement and development of black healthcare leaders by empowering the next generation of healthcare leaders today.

The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE) is a non-profit association of Black health care executives founded in 1968 for the purpose of promoting the advancement and development of Black health care leaders, and elevating the quality of healthcare services rendered to minority and underserved communities. The North Carolina Chapter has a special connection to NAHSE, as the Tar Heel state is home to where it all began.

NBPHE’s goal is to ensure that public health professionals have mastered the foundational knowledge and skills relevant to contemporary public health. This purpose will be accomplished by administering a voluntary certification exam and maintenance of a certification program.

The mission of NCHEC is to enhance the professional practice of Health Education by promoting and sustaining a credentialed body of Health Education Specialists. To meet this mission, NCHEC certifies health education specialists, promotes professional development, and strengthens professional preparation and practice.

The Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) is a nonprofit, independent professional association that represents a diverse membership of nearly 4,000 health education professionals and students in the United States and 25 international countries. Its mission is to provide global leadership to the profession of health education and health promotion and to promote the health of society.

The North Carolina chapter, Society for Public Health Education, Inc (NC SOPHE) is a professional organization formed in 1965 to promote, encourage and contribute to  the advancement of health of all people.. Members of NC SOPHE are encouraged to also join the national organization.

The Office of Undergraduate Research supports UNC Charlotte undergraduate students through undergraduate research grants and opportunities to communicate their research to others through multiple research symposiums, funding to national conferences to present their research, and research exploration events. Students can use their site to learn more about internal or external research opportunities. 

Charlotte Community Scholar Program
Charlotte Research Scholar Program

Academic Policies and Procedures (some Graduate specific policies in Graduate Catalog)

Selected policies and resources:
Graduate Catalog
Undergraduate Catalog
General Education Requirements (undergraduate)
Transfer Credit and Advanced Academic Standing (undergraduate)