Priority Admission Application Deadlines: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
Minimum Total Hours: 42
CIP Code: 51.2299
Dept Code: DEA (PUH as of Spring 2020)
(Major/College): MSP PH
Behavioral Health (PBH)
Environmental and Occupational Health (EOV)
Genetic Counseling (GTC)
Global Communicable Disease (PGD)
Maternal and Child Health (PMH)
Occupational Exposure Science (OES)
Public Health Education (PPD)
College: Public Health
Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/majors
The base of knowledge for public health comes from a variety of disciplines, ranging from social sciences to biological sciences and business, brought together by a commitment to improve the public’s health. Thus, the field of public health is broad and is open to students from diverse academic disciplines including Health Sciences, Education, Engineering, Business, Communications, Mathematics, Social Sciences, and Natural Sciences. Graduates are prepared for interdisciplinary focused public health professional careers as administrators, managers, educators, researchers, and direct service providers.
The College is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health and the concentration of Occupational Exposure Science (Industrial Hygiene) in the M.S.P.H. degree is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. The concentration in Genetic Counseling in the M.S.P.H. degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling.
Must meet University Admission and English Proficiency requirements, as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.
- GRE or equivalent (GMAT, MCAT, DATE, or PCAT, required. LSAT is not accepted in Lieu of th)e GRE. GRE scores will be compared to applicant pool and national GRE norms.
- Applicants who have a terminal degree (i.e.Ph.D., Sc.D. or Ed.D.), or advanced professional degrees (I.e., M.D., D.D.S., D.O., D.V.M., J.D., Pharm.D., D.P.T.) from accredited institutions and who are individually licensed in the United States in their profession may request to waive the GRE (https://usfhealth.box.com/s/ievl84vasytoc20u3s9xsw59r44fdiyk). The GRE waiver is not automatic and must be approved by the College of Public Health.
Meeting of these criteria per se shall not be the only basis for admission.