New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice

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About Us

Founded in 1860, New York Medical College is one of the nation's largest private health sciences universities. It has a strong history of involvement in the social and environmental determinants of health and disease, and public health concerns for the poor, the powerless, and the helpless.

The School of Health Sciences and Practice and Institute of Public Health, 30 miles north of New York City, shares a beautiful, suburban campus with the School of Medicine, School of Basic Medical Sciences, and Westchester Medical Center.

The schools offers an online and on-campus Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy and Management, Behavioral Science and Health Promotion, Environmental Health Science, and Epidemiology. Graduate certificates in global health, emergency preparedness, health education, and industrial hygiene may be combined with the MPH. Advanced certificates are offered in Public Health and Environmental Health Science.  These programs are offered in the fall, spring and summer. 

An on-campus Doctor of Public Health in Health Policyand Management and M.S. in Biostatistics both start in the fall.  The public health programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health ( 

The School has two clinical programs:  Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and DPT/MPH dual degree and medically-oriented M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology.