Penn State Public Health Sciences is well positioned in the dynamic and supportive environment at Penn State College of Medicine and the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center to foster discovery and growth in the areas of education, research, and practice. Our commitment to improving the health of the population is unparalleled in the region.
Mission, Goals & Objectives
Penn State’s Public Health Program aims to advance theory and practice that prepare future public health leaders, improve population health, and reduce health disparities – across Pennsylvania’s communities, the nation, and the world – through excellence in education, research, and service. In support of this mission, we aim to meet the following goals and objectives. Learn more about our commitment to education, research, and service.
The Penn State Public Health Program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). For more information…
We take an individualized, student-centered approach to learning to meet our students’ respective needs and interests. Students may attend the program on a full- or part-time basis. Courses are held in the late-afternoons and early-evenings to accommodate working students. Several required and elective courses can be completed at Penn State’s University Park, Harrisburg, Great Valley, or World (online) campuses.
The Penn State Public Health Program made its film debut at the 2015 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, broadcast on the conference television channel, APHA TV. Watch the video to learn about our new and ongoing initiatives to improve the health of the public.