Effective August 6, 2021, the Master of Public Health program will become part of the newly established School of Interdisciplinary Health (SIH), within the College of Health Professions. The School combines three existing departments into one unit: Departments of Allied Health Sciences, Diagnostic and Treatment Sciences, and Public Health. SIH currently houses 3 existing masters programs and 9 undergraduate programs and is led by Dr. Randy Wyble, School Director.
Welcome to the School of Interdisciplinary Health's Public Health program 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, and uses collaborative partnerships to meet diverse community health needs through educating future leaders, and promoting social justice and excellence in practice.
Welcome to Public Health, now within the new School of Interdisciplinary Health. We offer new and emerging programs at GVSU that will continue to expand in the coming years.
GVSU undergraduate students who want to learn more about public health can take PH 222 - Public Health Concepts (3 credits). PH 222 is offered every semester and taught by our MPH Faculty.
Beginning Fall 2021, qualified undergraduates may be admitted and obtain both the B.S. in allied health sciences (AHS) and MPH within the accelerated time frame. Learn more about the combined AHS/MPH degree. Beginning Fall 2022, a similar combined degree option is available for students in Exercise Science.
NMU students now have an opportunity for direct admittance into the GVSU MPH program. Learn more about the GVSU, NMU agreement.
Did you know?
GVSU does not charge out-of-state tuition for Graduate students!
Applications for the Master of Public Health program are still being accepted for Fall 2022.
- Priority Admission application deadline: November 1
- Priority Admission decisions are announced by early December
- Regular Application deadline: March 1*
*Applications received after 3/1/22 will be considered for rolling admissions until all seats are filled.
Public Health Program News
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