Discover your path to shaping healthier communities at NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. With our Master of Public Health and Bachelor of Science in Public Health programs, we empower students to build a strong foundation for a successful career in public health. Our commitment to integrating public health into undergraduate education, as prompted by the Institute of Medicine, ensures you receive a comprehensive education tailored to today's health care needs.
Explore our programs and take the first step toward a rewarding career in public health.
Kickstart your health care career with our B.S. in Public Health (B.S.P.H.) program. Our comprehensive undergraduate curriculum examines population health, social determinants, and proven disease prevention strategies, setting you on the path to success.
Prepare for leadership in fostering community health with NSU’s forward-thinking Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program. Housed within the College of Osteopathic Medicine, our forward-thinking program offers flexible online and onsite options, allowing you to complete your degree in as little as one year or take up to five years to accommodate your schedule.
Expert Faculty: Learn from experts in the field who bring extensive experience and knowledge to the classroom, ensuring you receive top-notch instruction. Meet our Faculty
Flexibility: With flexible program formats and on-site or online learning options, NSU accommodates your busy schedule, allowing you to balance your education with other commitments.
Real-World Experience: Gain hands-on experience through research projects and community initiatives, preparing you for the complexities of public health practice upon graduation.
Program Accreditation: The M.P.H. and B.S.P.H. programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health through December 31, 2028.
Education: To provide quality and broad-based education in public health.
Research/Scholarly Activity: To contribute to the discovery and application of knowledge in public health, with an emphasis on multicultural and underserved populations.
Service: To provide public health leadership and service in the community, with an emphasis on multicultural and underserved populations.
For general inquiries or questions, please contact:
Kristi Messer, M.P.H., M.S.W., LCSW
Assistant Dean, College of Osteopathic Medicine Bachelor Degree Programs
Claudia A. Serna, Ph.D., D.D.S., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Chair & MPH Director, Department of Public Health