Undergraduate Programs

College of Public Health


Undergraduate Studies



USF offers the first Bachelor's in Public Health housed in an accredited College of Public Health in Florida. The BS in Public Health provides student-centered courses required for entry-level public health jobs found in government agencies, health corporations, community non-profit organizations and health care facilities.

First Year Students

To ensure success during your time at USF, all first year students should review the following information prior to enrolling and starting your first semester.

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Transfer Students

Looking to finish your college degree at USF? Transfer students should click here to learn how to make the transition to USF as smooth as possible.

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Academic Programs

Check out the various academic programs offered at USF for undergraduate students wishing to pursue a major or minor in the field of Public Health.

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Scheduling an advising appointment with one of our Public Health Advisors will provide students the support needed to get on the right track to graduation.

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Undergraduate office tracking measles, other infectious diseases
The Office of Undergraduate Studies at the USF College of Public Health is maintaining a poster that tracks the U.S. measles outbreak. Using the Center for Disease Control’s online updates as her guide, administrative assistant Alana Falcone updates the map whenever new information is available. A state marked with pins is a state with reported […]
Undergraduate office hosts informational visit
The Office of Undergraduate Studies of the USF College of Public Health hosted an informational visit for six students and four faculty members from Lake-Sumter State College to share details about USF’s public health undergraduate offerings. The students received a presentation from COPH instructors, as well as COPH undergraduate advisors. They also had the opportunity […]
Dr. Jim Van Elswyk puts Twitter to work for education
Social media likely aren’t at the top of most professors’ lists of teaching tools. After all, it’s too easy to scoff at their superficiality, grumble at their dearth of skilled writing and generally file their existence under recreational fluff. But one professor at the USF College of Public Health believes that would be missing their […]