NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

90 Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Public Health Program Graduate students from other NSU programs who elect to take public health courses may do so with the written consent of the course director. The university reserves the right to modify any requirements on an individual basis as deemed necessary by the dean of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. Computer Requirements It is highly recommended that the student have access to a desktop or laptop consistent with the following: • a recent generation of Microsoft Windows or Apple OS • M icrosoft Office software to include Word, PowerPoint, and Excel • h eadphones, microphone, camera, and videoconferencing capabilities • Internet broadband access • surge protection and appropriate back-up options (recommended) Tablets and smartphones, while very useful, may not be sufficient for all program uses. Tuition and Fees Tuition for the M.P.H. Degree Program for 2021–2022 will be posted on our website (osteopathic.nova.edu/ph/mph). Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. An Osteopathic General Access Fee of $145 is required each year. An NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 is also required annually. There is a registration fee of $30 each semester. Tuition for the Graduate Certificate Programs for 2021–2022 will be posted on our website (osteopathic.nova.edu/ph/mph). An NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 is required annually and a registration fee of $30 is required each semester. All tuition and fees are subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. Expenses and Financial Aid NSU’s Office of Student Financial Assistance is here to help as many qualified students as possible to complete their educational pursuit. Various loans, scholarships, and grants are available to qualified students to help ease the high cost of education. These financial assistance programs are described on our website (nova.edu/financialaid). Students pursuing the M.P.H. degree should anticipate spending approximately $3,100 per year on books and supplies, as well as $36,000 per year for living expenses in South Florida. Graduation Requirements Current graduation requirements for the Master of Public Health Program can be found in the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Handbook at https://osteopathic.nova.edu/publications/forms/kpcom _student_handbook_2022.pdf. Core Courses (required) Credit Hours PUH 5220 Environmental and Occupational Health 3 PUH 5301 Biostatistics 3 PUH 5430 Epidemiology 3 PUH 5512 Health Policy, Planning,and Management 3 PUH 5520 Legal and Ethical Issues in Public Health 3 PUH 6001 Social and Behavioral Sciences Applied to Health 3 CurriculumOutline