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College of Public Health

College Overview

USF COPH: Our Practice is Our Passion
For four decades, people have sought to further their education, research, and practice at USF's College of Public Health—home to the first accredited BSPH degree in the state of Florida and 25 graduate degree program concentrations.

Our Promise

With selfless dedication, we promise to use our transformational research and interdisciplinary approach to passionately solve problems and create conditions that allow every person the universal right to health and well-being. At USF's College of Public health, our practice is our passion!


COPH students embrace opportunities to see public health in practice through the college's International Programs, and via our 12 Centers and Institutes addressing Maternal & Child Health, Occupational Health, Violence Prevention, Behavioral Health, Biological Threats and more. 

With a multitude of learning options and programs, full accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the Commission on Accreditation Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling, the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), and the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, USF's COPH remains a top choice for aspiring and continuing public health professionals and talented faculty alike. 


USF COPH Graduate Student walks the halls