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South Florida Provides Undergraduates with a 360 Degree Exposure in Public Health

The undergraduate public health program at the University of South Florida ranks No. 1 in College Factual’s “Top 10 Veteran-Friendly Public Health Schools” list, which was featured in a Military Times article in June.

However, insiders know that this isn’t the only reason why the USF College of Public Health rocks. From unique courses taught by passionate instructors to summer programs for high school students, this undergraduates come face-to-face with all of the core disciplines in public health.

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College Factual generated the rankings from a variety of factors when determining the top colleges for veterans pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public health, from veteran-friendly policies to affordability to overall college quality.

USF’s COPH offers the first bachelor’s degree program in public health at an accredited college in Florida’s State University System. The degree in public health provides student-centered courses required for entry-level public health jobs found in government agencies, health corporations, community non-profit organizations and health care facilities.

“When the student veterans become familiar with the College of Public Health, they immediately see the link between what they did in the military and how it is applied to public health courses,” said Dr. Kay Perrin, assistant dean of undergraduate studies at USF’s COPH.

Read more: http://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/health/publichealth/news/usf-provides-undergraduates-with-a-360-degree-exposure-in-public-health/