The mission of the program is to protect, improve, and promote population health in Southwest and Southside Virginia, the Commonwealth, Central Appalachia, the Nation and the world by training future Public Health leaders through learning, discovery, and engagement in public health.Program at a glance:
- Uniquely located in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
- Administered by the Virginia Tech Department of Population Health Sciences
- Delivered in partnership with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
- Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health
- First accredited MPH program in a veterinary college
- MPH program offers part-time options for mid-career professionals
- Graduate simultaneous degrees with other Virginia Tech departments & programs
- BSPH program flexible for Virginia Tech undergraduate students to double-major
- Foundations of Public Health
- Public Health Leadership and Interprofessionalism
- Health Behavior and Health Education
- Epidemiology and Quantitative Methods in Public Health
- Environmental Health
- Public Health Policy and Administration
- Preparation for Public Health Practice
- Public Health Practice Experience
- Integrated Learning Experience
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Sciences View 1069 other Masters in Health Sciences in United States
Before you can be considered for freshman admission, you must complete:
- 3 units of math (includes algebra I, geometry, and algebra II)
- 2 units of laboratory science (chosen from biology, chemistry or physics)
- additional academic units (foreign language is highly recommended)
- International Education Systems and Curriculums
- English Language Requirements: International students whose native language is not English must document proficiency in the English language by submitting either an IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE.
- SAT Optional: Virginia Tech does not require the SAT for international applicants.
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit
International25217 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25217 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National25217 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25217 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State10953 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10953 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In order to receive financial aid through Virginia Tech, each student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available for completion on January 1 prior to the upcoming aid year, and must be submitted by Virginia Tech's priority deadline.Financial aid for veterinary students
Review important financial aid information for veterinary medicine students provided by the Virginia Tech Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid, including FAFSA filing, Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) allotments, Cost of Attendance (COA) budgets, award packages, and contact information.Scholarships
Scholarships are available through the college's Office of Academic Affairs. Made possible by gifts from alumni and friends of the college, these scholarships are awarded based on a variety of eligibility requirements such as merit, financial need, geographic area of residency, and area of clinical interest. Award recipients are selected by the college's Scholarships and Awards Committee after review of scholarship applications from professional students.Other financing options
For information on loan forgiveness, repayment, and scholarship options, review the Association of American Veterinary Medical College's Options for Funding Your Veterinary Medical Education.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.