Brooks B. Gump, PhD, MPH, Falk Family Professor of Public Health and Director of Graduate Programs in Public Health;
Department of Public Health, Food Studies, and Nutrition
344H White Hall
Brooks B. Gump, Ph.D., MPH Brittany Kmush, Ph.D.
Sandra D. Lane, Ph.D., MPH
David Larsen, Ph.D., MPH
Katherine McDonald, Ph.D., FAAIDD Lutchmie Narine, Ph.D.
Lisa Olson-Gugerty, Ph.D., MPH Arthur Owora, Dr.PH, MPH
Anne Bellows, Ph.D
Tanya M. Horacek, Ph.D., RD
Sudha Raj, PhD, RDN, FAND
Robert A. Rubinstein, Ph.D., MSPH
Cecilia VanHollen, Ph.D.
Rick Welsh, Ph.D.
The BS in Public Health/MS in Global Health is a 144 credit hour, 5 year academic program that provides students with an accelerated pathway to an advanced degree in public health. Students gain core knowledge, research, and practice skills necessary for the advancement of evidence-based public health, while eliminating redundancy if the degrees were completed separately. Students’ complete 2 internships, a generalist public health internship in year 4 and an international global health internship in year 5; each with an associated capstone project.
The bachelor’s and master’s degree are awarded at the completion of the 5th year of study.
Students may apply at two points: at the time of admission to Syracuse University (freshman entry) or during the fourth semester of study for students who entered Syracuse University as freshman public health majors. All students declare a program specialization by the sixth semester of study.
Internal and external transfer students may not apply directly to this program. Such students are admitted to the B.S. in public health program. If interested in the dual degree program, students must meet with the program directors to determine if prior coursework is applicable and if the program can be completed within the 5 year time period.
Freshman entry admission will be preferred for applicants with SAT or ACT scores within the 85th percentile. Sophomore student admission will be considered for applicants with an UG GPA of 3.3 or better.
A personal statement is required. The GRE is not required.
Undergraduate financial aid will be provided as awarded via Syracuse University Financial Aid Office.
Graduate assistantships for year 5 will be provided as are feasible under the Falk College annual budget.
Courses will be taught in classrooms across the newly renovated Falk Complex. Public health faculty and administrative offices are housed in 2 suites within the Falk Complex. In addition to administrative and academic program offices and classrooms, the Falk Complex also offers student access to dedicated study/collaborative space, computer labs and comforts like a café and student lounge.