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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Alumna Jamilla Cooper makes COPH dual degree history
It was her freshman year and USF College of Public Health alumna Jamilla Cooper was still not quite sure what she wanted to major in. However, she reached an epiphany after enrolling in her first public health course: Sex, Health, and Decision Making. “It awakened my interest for public health because the topics covered presented an […]
COPH’s Elizabeth Dunn receives 2015 Human Rights Award [multimedia]
USF College of Public Health’s Elizabeth A. Dunn, MPH, CPH, was selected to receive the 2015 Human Rights Award from the Tampa/Hillsborough County Human Rights Council. Dunn, adjunct faculty for Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief and Homeland Security in the Department of Global Health, was among eight honorees for the 2015 Human Rights Award. She […]
COPH students speak with legislators during USF Day at the Capitol
Every year students from across the University of South Florida System embark to Tallahassee to advocate on behalf of the University. USF Day at the Capitol gives students an opportunity to meet and discuss the USF System’s legislative priorities with elected officials. Ten College of Public Health students registered to attend this year’s event, held Nov. […]