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
  • First accredited MPH program in a veterinary college
  • MPH program offers part-time options for mid-career professionals
  • Graduate simultaneous degrees with other Virginia Tech departments & programs
  • BSPH program flexible for Virginia Tech undergraduate students to double-major