Our mission:

Protect, improve, and promote population health in Southwest and Southside Virginia, the Commonwealth, Central Appalachia, the Nation and the world by training future public health leaders through learning, discovery, and engagement in public health.

Program at a glance:

  • Uniquely located in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Administered by the Virginia Tech Department of Population Health Sciences
  • Delivered in partnership with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health
  • Grounded in One Health and rural/Appalachian health
  • Infectious disease and public health education MPH concentrations
  • Online Graduate Certificate in Public Health
  • Graduate simultaneous degrees with other Virginia Tech departments & programs
  • BSPH program flexible for Virginia Tech undergraduate students to double-major