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About the College of Public Health

Established in July 1984 with an initial enrollment of 100 students, the College is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and has graduated well over 3,000 students.

Doctoral Degrees Awarded: 198
Masters Degrees Awarded: 3,405
Bachelor of Science in Public Health Degrees Awarded (programs started 2011): 444

Current enrollment includes over 1,800 full and part-time graduate and undergraduate students. The College has over 100,000 square feet of space that houses classrooms & learning space for our students, world-class laboratories & research facilities, a distance education studio, and computer labs. More than 100 faculty provide education, research and service impacting local, state, national and global public health.

The field of public health is broad and draws its strength, as well as its students, from diverse academic disciplines including, but not limited to: health care, natural sciences, business, education, engineering, law and social services. The curriculum features cooperative learning, research, problem-solving, and field experience so that faculty and students together contribute to pursuits essential to the health of human society. Degree and certificate programs are offered in a variety of formats, including on campus, online, and executive- format programs to ensure we can meet the educational and professional goals of our students.