The Faculty of Public Health aims to promote human`s health by preparing competent health professionals and scientific researchers for explorations of human biology and diseases at the molecular, behavioral and systemic levels according to the needs of the national, regional and international field of work. It was founded in the year 2001 as “Department of Nursing” with fewer than 10 students. Currently, the faculty of health has more than 900 students distributed between Khalde, Tyr, and Baalbek.
The training methods implemented, are absolutely adapted to the strengths of the university in terms of responding to the needs of the field of work. Thus they allow students to work in the different specialized health departments in Lebanon and other multinational countries.
These arrangements also make it easier for students to continue their studies and obtain higher education from all available universities. The faculty is in the process of preparing a Master’s program in different specialties including Intensive Care.
The Faculty of Public Health aims to meet the requirements of healthcare in Lebanon and abroad through various specializations: Nursing Sciences, Laboratory Sciences, Physical Therapy, Nutrition and Meal Planning, Speech Therapy, and Midwifery.
The faculty also seeks to develop student core competencies at the human level with an emphasis on ethical and professional values.
Its priorities include the transfer of knowledge, the provision of health care, and the development of scientific research in the field of specializations approved thereby.
The faculty specializations provide work within hospitals, health care centers, schools, care homes, hearing rehabilitation centers, dispensaries, private clinics, as well as medical laboratories and sports clubs.
They also provide training and teaching in universities and working at scientific research centers.