Nova Southeastern University

College of Osteopathic Medicine

Master of Public Health Program


3301 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Health Education, Graduate Certificate in Public Health, M.P.H.-Master of Public Health

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The demand for public health professionals is increasing due to emerging and re-emerging disease, environmental health concerns, health care reform, prolireration of agents and weapons of mass destruction, sociopolital factors affecting the nation's health and health care systems, and the expansion of health issues that are global in scope. Professionals with the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree can hold positions of responsibility in a variety of settings. These include health care facilities, county and state health departments, social service agencies, health departments, social service agencies, health policy and planning organizations, colleges and universities, community-based health education and health promotion centers, nonprofit volunteer organizations government and nongovernmental health agencies, international health agencies, and the corporate world. Some students pursue further advancement in their graduate education upon completion of the M.P.H. Program


The Master of Public Health Program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, Telephone number: 404-679-4501) to award associate's, bachelor's, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees.

International Student Requirements:

If applicant attended, or is a graduate of, a foreign institution, all coursework from the foreign institution must be evaluated for U.S. institutional equivalence. The official evaluation must be sent directly to World Education Services; PO BOX 745; Old Chelsea Station; New York, New York, 10113-0745. (212) 966-6311

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 42

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $535 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: NSU's Office of Student Financial Aid administers federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. For assistance with financial aid, students should contact the Financial Aid Office. NSU FAFSA Code: 001509.

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 0-999

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