The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing and Health Professions

Study public health in classrooms that extend well beyond campus borders, into a city famous for its forward-thinking approach to public health advocacy and community outreach.


Accepting applications for Fall 2015

View a MPH program informational webinar

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the University San Francisco helps students identify and assess health needs of underserved populations in their communities and around the world, with an emphasis on preventative strategies and practices. In addition to traditional coursework, students complete 300 hours of work in the field with health care facilities, community centers and nonprofits around the Bay Area.

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USF's MPH Program Ranked 14th

The Fall 2014 Public Health Grad Rankings are in and USF's MPH program ranks 14th according to students. Ratings and reviews are from current or recent graduate students posted on Visit the Public Health Rankings page for details about the data and specific rankings. Top Ranked Program 2014 seal

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Contact Us

For more information, please contact the following:
On-campus option: Department Supervisor, Michelle Wylie, at (415) 422-4134 or
Online option: Josephine Banez at (415) 422-4900 or