Public Health Program Updates
General ItemChanges to the Master of Public Health program reflect the needs of working public health professionals
The Virginia Tech Master of Public Health Program is pleased to announce a new name for the Public Health Education concentration - Community Health Promotion and Equity.
Redirect ItemClass of 2022: Celebrating the first students to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health , redirect
On May 11, the first cohort of undergraduates crossed the stage at Lane Stadium to receive their Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH). This brand-new undergraduate program graduated nearly 70 students in spring 2022.
Redirect ItemDirector of New River Health District to speak at undergraduate public health commencement , redirect
Noelle Bissell will be the commencement speaker for the 2022 graduating class of Bachelor of Science in public health students.
Redirect ItemVeterinary college welcomes new director of Master of Public Health program , redirect
Nicole Holt has worked as an assistant professor and assistant MPH program director at Eastern Virginia Medical School, where she also was coordinator of the MPH epidemiology track. Her research interests include oral health and childhood obesity.
General ItemMPH program eliminates GRE application requirement
Starting with the fall 2020-21 application cycle, the Virginia Tech Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program will no longer require applicants to submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test scores. This decision applies to all MPH programs (e.g., full- and part-time MPH, accelerated undergraduate to MPH, and dual and simultaneous degrees).
Redirect ItemNew Virginia Tech bachelor's in public health offers multidisciplinary approach to improving health , redirect
Our program has expanded its ability to graduate students prepared to solve society's most complicated public health challenges by establishing the Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health (BSPH).
Redirect ItemMaster of Public Health program earns CEPH re-accreditation , redirect
Our program received continuing accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) in 2018. The accreditation term extends until December 2025. The re-accreditation process involved a detailed self-study and an on-site review of all aspects of the program’s operations — including governance, finances, curriculum, research, outreach, student services, and faculty.