The Master in Public Health (“MPH”) Program will provide students with a sound academic background to practice competently as a generalist in public health. Students will complete coursework to attain requisite depth and breadth in the five core areas of public health knowledge including biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, public health and social and behavioral sciences.
Admissions decisions will be made by the program coordinator.
The MPH program at SVSU consists of 30 credits of required courses. The curriculum includes a Public Health Field Experience and Capstone Project.
A final grade point average of 3.00 is required for graduation. No credit toward graduation is granted for courses with grades below “C”. A student may be dismissed from the program if the cumulative GPA falls below 3.00 after 12 credits have been accumulated at SVSU.
The minimum number of credits that must be completed at SVSU within the MPH curriculum is 24.
SVSU's Master of Public Health offers working adults a flexible solution for earning a graduate degree in Public Health from a highly ranked and nationally recognized program. With an MPH degree, you can land a job like:
Graduate Courses (500-699 Level Courses)
Graduate Courses (500-699 Level Courses)
|Student Association Fee||$0.60/cr.hr.|
|Program Board Fee||$0.25/cr.hr.|
|Publication Fee- Valley Vanguard||$0.17/cr.hr.|
|Facility Debt Service Fee||$7.70/cr.hr.|
To be eligible, full-time students must be Pre OT, OT, Nursing (only admitted students to Nursing Program) or Health Sciences majors who have achieved at least sophomore status (31 or more credits) and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Recipients will demonstrate the potential or ability to make a positive contribution to the health care field.
To be eligible, full-time students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate leadership and character. Preference will be given to Health Care, Education, Commerce or Engineering majors.
Applicants should be newly enrolled, full-time freshman students who are pre-nursing, pre-occupational therapy, or health science majors, residents of Bay County, with a minimum high school G.P.A. of 3.5.
Qualified candidates will be full- or part-time new or returning students who possess a minimum 3.0 G.P.A. and exhibit good character. Other considerations are prior economic opportunities, family status, prior educational background, and cultural background. Candidates must also demonstrate the potential to contribute to campus diversity. A demonstrated commitment and involvement in organizations that address issues of advancement and equity in education, health, the criminal justice system, employment, and government for all citizens.
This scholarship in memory of a long-time Social Work faculty member is awarded to Social Work majors, with preferences for those who are Great Lakes Bay Region (Saginaw, Bay, Midland Counties) residents and have demonstrated leadership in the Social Work Department, College of Health and Human Services, or SVSU, and engaged in community service in the region. Full- and part-time students are eligible. Priority will be given to students who are (1st) juniors or (2nd) seniors during the year in which the scholarship is utilized.
Candidates must be residents of Arenac, Bay, Huron, Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac or Tuscola Counties who are enrolled full-time, have achieved at least junior class standing (62 or more credits), a minimum GPA of 3.25, and pursue a major within the College of Health and Human Services, or a major in the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology with a curriculum designed for preparation for entry into dental or medical school (Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental). Recipients must demonstrate the ability or potential to become regional leaders in the health and human services professions.
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Christine L. Noller, JD, LLM
College of Health & Human Services
Health & Human Services Dean's Office, H260