Welcome to the Department of Public Health at Grand Valley State University. Public Health professionals promote good health and prevent disease within communities. Grand Valley prepares students through our new and emerging programs, offering community-based education and research grounded in social justice.

Academic Programs

Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences

Application Information


Coming Soon

Coming Soon

Welcome to the Department of Public Health. We offer new and emerging programs at GVSU that will continue to expand in the coming years.

Visit this page for more information about the graduate admission requirements and the application process.

The following program is currently passing through the approval process within the university: Clinical Dietetics (M.S.C.D.)

Public Health is proud to be a part of the CHP Global Health Showcase 2015 - October 16 in Loosemore Auditorium

GH Showcase 2015

Global Health Showcase 2015 poster (click to enlarge)

The College of Health Professions has organized a showcase to highlight some of the ways our faculty and students have been working to impact Global Health. It also features a keynote by GVSU alumnus, Christopher P. Weis, who is currently a senior advisor for Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Science. The showcase will be held October 16 in Loosemore Auditorium, in GVSU's Richard M. DeVos Center in downtown Grand Rapids.

The Department of Public Health is proud to be involved in the planning of this event, and members of our faculty will be among the presenters. We hope you will join us!

Admission is free, although pre-registration by October 8 is requested.


View directions and maps. View the brochure for more information on Showcase 2015.