The program’s vision is to confront complex and changing public health challenges, promote public health locally, nationally, and globally, and create a health literate society.
The program’s mission is to prepare skilled and versatile graduates dedicated to improving public health through practice, research, education, and leadership.
The goals that describe strategies to accomplish the defined mission include:
- Students and faculty participate in the dynamic practice of public health, whether in health care,
government, non-profit, university, community service or other settings.
- Students enhance skills for life-long learning; graduates and faculty are versatile and
adaptable to changing health issues and environments.
- Students collaborate and gain a strong foundation in population health sciences applicable to
- Faculty integrate interdisciplinary learning and practice throughout the curriculum.
- Students effectively communicate evidence-based public health information to diverse
- Students develop leadership, policy and advocacy skills needed to promote and protect
public health in diverse communities.