The mission of the UWF Master of Public Health program is to empower a generation of
public health professionals with skills, knowledge and competencies to contribute
creatively and ethically to education, research and service to promote public health
and disease prevention.
The values that guide the MPH program at UWF are those adopted by the School of Allied Health and Life Sciences. To read more about these and associated strategic planning, please visit here.
This mission is fostered in an environment that provides quality academic education and structured professional experiences to emphasize engagement in community service and the generation, dissemination and integration of scientific knowledge into public health practice. The following goals and objectives provide the framework for achieving this mission by emphasizing the recruitment of a committed pool of MPH candidates to a learning environment that supports diversity and individual potential, with: service aligned to community needs, teaching responsive to continuous quality improvement, research activities engaging both faculty and students.
Goal 1 [Recruitment/Retention]: Recruitment/Retention of Motivated and Committed Students
Train future generations of public health professionals equipped with public health skills for the 21st century by recruiting and retaining a highly qualified, motivated, and committed pool of MPH candidates.