For general inquiries or questions about the program, please email PublicHealth@nova.edu
Claudia A. Serna, Ph.D., D.D.S., M.P.H., MCHES, CPHDirector, Master of Public Health ProgramEmail: email@example.com(954) 262-1652
Annette Clarke, M.B.A., CPSAdministrative Assistant IIEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org(954) 262-1613
Christy Saunders, M.B.A.Admissions Counselor II-HPDEmail: email@example.com(239) 274-6965
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Earn the versatility of a fully accredited Master of Public Health degree online in our forward-thinking M.P.H. program. Based in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, the degree prepares you to define, critically assess, and resolve public health problems by applying theories, concepts, and principles of public health. During the program, you will discover how public health complements all health professions degrees.
Our classes usually include lectures, presentations, discussions, and sometimes group work. There is a weekly schedule when students all meet with the instructor where attendance is required. You can take courses as a full-time or part-time student. All students are required to participate in an orientation and exit survey at the conclusion of the program.
The KPCOM's Master of Public Health program ranked No. 3 in the United States in the Intelligent.com Best Online Masters’ in Public Health Degree Programs rankings for 2020.
Core courses, such as epidemiology, social and behavioral sciences, health policy, planning, and management, and environmental health, are program components. Elective courses, such as health education, advanced biostatics, and grant writing, among others, are also available. In addition, you can choose from community health projects, special studies, and research as electives.
The program consists of flexible online or on-site courses, as well as full- or part-time study. You’ll be exposed to research and community projects in mental health, genetics, oral health, and health disparities, among other topics. Students will benefit from faculty members from diverse backgrounds who bring a broad range of their own experiences to the classroom.
It is highly recommended that the student has access to a desktop or laptop consistent with the following:
To improve the health of the population through education, research, and service, with emphasis on multicultural and underserved populations.
The Master of Public Health program at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine fully embraces the vision and core values of Nova Southeastern University.
Goal: EducationTo provide quality education in public health.
Goal: ResearchTo contribute to the discovery and application of knowledge in public health.
Goal: ServiceTo provide public health leadership and service in the community.