College of Public Health students graduating


The University of Kentucky College of Public Health is accredited by the following independent agencies:

The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
is an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health. These schools and programs prepare students for entry into careers in public health. 

  • All Educational programs: Initial accreditation in 2005
  • Last site visit: April 12-14, 2010; Next site visit: 2017

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)
is the only organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) to accredit graduate healthcare management programs in the United States & Canada. CAHME serves the public by promoting, evaluating, and improving the quality of graduate healthcare management education.

  • Master of Health Administration program: Initial accreditation in 1994
  • Last site visit: November 16-18, 2011; Next site visit: 2018

For information concerning the accreditation of the College of Public Health, please contact Dr. Kathryn M. Cardarelli, Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, (859) 218-0241