Public Health

Nova Southeastern University

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24 months
622 USD/credit
622 USD/credit
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Earn the versatility of a public health degree in our forward-thinking Public Health program at Nova Southeastern University. 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.


Key facts:

  • Leverage a flexible curriculum designed to accommodate a diversity of backgrounds and individual career goals with the online and on-site options. The M.P.H. curriculum at Nova Southeastern University is fundamentally the same for both online and on-site students, except for the modality of learning, and is often taught by the same faculty member.
  • You’ll be exposed to research and community projects in mental health, genetics, oral health, health disparities, and global health, among other topics. Students will benefit from faculty members from diverse backgrounds who bring a broad range of their own experiences to the classroom.
  • Demand for Public Health professionals is growing because of emerging and reemerging diseases, environmental health concerns, health care reform, and sociopolitical factors affecting health worldwide. Gain the tools and expertise to work in a variety of settings and active roles while preparing your community needs for a healthier future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental and Occupational Health 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Health Policy, Planning, and Management 
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Public Health 
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Applied to Health
  • Public Health Field Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must hold a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above, on a 4.0 scale, is preferred.
  • Public health or health-care related experience is desirable, but not required.
  • Evidence of having taken one of the following standardized tests: GRE, PCAT, OAT, AHPAT, MCAT, DAT, GMAT, or LSAT, if the applicant does not hold a health-related graduate or professional degree. The scores must be no more than five years old. Applicants with a health-related graduate or professional degree may be required to submit official test scores upon evaluation of their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    622 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 622 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    622 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 622 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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.

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