NSU HPD Catalog 2020-2021

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine—Public Health Program 79 Tuition and Fees Tuition for the M.P.H. Degree Program for 2020–2021 will be posted on our website ( nova.edu/ph ) . Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. A Health Professions Division 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 2020–2021 will be posted on our website ( nova.edu/ph ) . An NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 is required annually. All tuition and fees are subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. Expenses and Financial Aid The purpose of the Student Financial Assistance Program at Nova Southeastern University is 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 their education. These financial assistance programs are described in a variety of separate university publications. Students pursuing the M.P.H. degree should anticipate spending approximately $3,100 per year on books and supplies, as well as $25,000 per year for living expenses in South Florida. Graduation Requirements To be eligible for the M.P.H. degree, the student must • satisfactorily complete, with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and within five years of matriculation (15 semesters), the course of study required for the M.P.H. degree—a minimum of 42 semester hours of courses (27 hours of required core courses, including the Public Health Field Experience, Integrative Learning Experience, and 15 hours of electives) • complete an exit survey • satisfactorily meet all financial and library obligations Upon satisfactory completion of degree requirements, the student is expected to attend the commencement program, at which time the degree is conferred. Students who do not plan to attend the commencement ceremonies must notify the program office before the established deadline for the commencement application. 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 PUH 6002 Public Health Field Experience 3 PUH 6604 Research Methods in Public Health 3 PUH 6700 Integrative Learning Experience 3 Elective Courses Credit Hours PUH 5002 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention 3 PUH 5004 Public Health Grant Writing 3 PUH 5009 Public Health Seminar 3 CurriculumOutline