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Earn the versatility of a public health degree in our forward-thinking M.P.H. program. Based in the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the degree prepares you to define, critically assess, and resolve public health problems by applying the theories, concepts, and principles of public health. To meet the rapidly changing needs of health service professionals, including preventive medicine specialists, the curriculum accommodates a diversity of backgrounds and individual career goals.
Core courses such as epidemiology, social and behavioral sciences, and environmental health. Elective courses, such as women's health and global health. A required, three credit public health field experience to enhance your skills. And you can choose community health projects and research as elective projects.
Online or on-site courses. Full or part-time study. You’ll connect with experts in the fields of epidemiology, program management and health policy. You’ll be exposed to research on homelessness, genomics, tobacco cessation, and more. Your supervised field experience will result in a professional report in your area of interest.
Demand for public health professionals is growing as a result of emerging and re-emerging diseases, environmental health concerns, health care reform, and sociopolitical factors affecting health worldwide. Professionals with the M.P.H. degree work in a variety of settings and take active roles in shaping the future of health care.
It is highly recommended that the student has access to a desktop or laptop consistent with the following:
Tablets and smartphones, while very useful, may not be enough for all program uses.
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 of the 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