The mission of the Public Health (MPH) 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 Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 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
On June 8, 2013, the program was granted five-year full accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health.
- 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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesPublic Health Health Sciences View 1342 other Masters in Public Health 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
International14980 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14980 USD per year during 12 months.
National14980 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14980 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State5710 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5710 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Blacksburg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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