Together for the greater good

Advancing your education to be a force for good demands dedication and guidance. At the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, explore the interconnectivity of social, biological, environmental and cultural elements of health to be a force for positive change.

Bachelor of Science in Dietetics + Nutrition
The field of dietetics and nutrition is dynamic and rapidly evolving as more research examines the relationships between food, nutrition, human health and disease. With a greater emphasis on preventive health care and improved eating habits, we are committed to supporting our communities by promoting healthier lifestyles through better nutrition across diverse populations.Click to learn more or apply now.

Bachelor of Science in Social Work
The field of social work allows practitioners the opportunity to improve the lives of people in society and engage in varying communities. By helping people function the best they can, social workers strive to improve lives on a daily basis or to change policies for the greater good.

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Bachelor of Science in Disaster Management
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Public Health
The field of public health is growing, quickly. To study and work in public health is a commitment to better lives every day in every part of the world. Looking at health from the macro or micro level, public health offers concentrations in Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.

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Dietetics + Nutrition
The field of dietetics is dynamic and continuously evolving as more research is conducted on the relationships between food, nutrition, human health and disease. The program includes conducting evidence-based research as well as providing community service by promoting healthier lifestyles through better nutrition across diverse populations.

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Social Work
The field of social work allows practitioners the opportunity to improve the lives of people in society and engage in varying communities. By helping people function the best they can, social workers strive to improve lives on a daily basis or to change policies for the greater good. Combined masters degrees are offered in the areas of public health and law (juris doctorate) for students who are looking to further specialize their degree.

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Disaster Management
The graduate degree program has been developed in response to the growing recognition and need for graduate level education in disaster management. The program’s curriculum is interdisciplinary in nature and scope and designed to develop and improve the skills of disaster practitioners and those interested in entering the exciting field of disaster management.

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Public Health
Earning your Ph.D. in Public Health is an opportunity to expand knowledge that will affect change in communities and across large populations. Concentrations include: Brain Behavior and the Environment, Environmental Toxicology, Health Systems Research, Epidemiology, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and Health Disparities.

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Dietetics + Nutrition
The Department of Dietetics & Nutrition’s doctoral program prepares graduates to assume leadership roles in research, academia, government agencies, private industry and community-based organizations. Stempel College graduates have been successful in securing dynamic positions, including those who chose to be self-employed. This degree is the perfect credential for increasing your stature and earning potential as a consultant.

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Social Work
Earning your doctoral degree in public health gives practioners the opportunity to affect change in communities, from conducting research to taking advanced positions in the clinical fields.

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Public Health
Advance your knowledge of public health skills by choosing from an array of certificate programs. Graduate certificate programs include Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy, Health Economics, Health Promotion, and Maternal and Child Health.

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  • Certificate in Environmental Health – Apply now!
  • Certificate in Maternal and Child Health – Apply now!
  • Certificate in Public Health Foundations – Apply now!
  • Certificate in Health Policy – Apply now!
  • Certificate in Health Economics – Apply now!
Dietetics + Nutrition
The fully online Graduate Certificate in Pediatric Nutrition program offers students at the post-baccalaureate level the opportunity to pursue an interdisciplinary concentration in the study of pediatric nutrition.

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  • Certificate in Pediatric Nutrition – Apply Now!
Social Work
The School of Social Work offers a variety of certificates at the undergraduate and graduate levels, allowing students to further specialize within the degrees they are seeking.

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  • UG Certificate in Child Welfare – Apply now!
  • Post MSW Certificate in Clinical Practice – Apply Now!
  • Graduate certificate in Social Work Practice with the Elderly – Apply Now!
  • Certificate in Management in Social Work – Apply Now!
Disaster Management
Certificate programs give students the opportunity to advance their knowledge and training in skill-based programs.

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Master's of Public Health
Devise new ways to accomplish better living for people with FIU Online’s Master of Public Health (MPH) degree—one of the most respected and best MPH programs in the nation from a top-tier, public research institution with the highest Carnegie classification for Institutions of Higher Education. The MPH program will prepare students for interdisciplinary public health careers that investigate the epidemiology or distribution of diseases, as well as social and environmental determinants of health among diverse populations. Students will also learn about environmental health and safety and how to use existing health policies to make a difference as they influence policy development in support of optimizing population health.

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Master's in Disaster Management
An interdisciplinary program that provides students with the critical thinking, leadership and management skills needed to meet the challenges associated with preparing for, responding to and recovering from natural and man-made disasters. This course includes a required disaster field exercise in Miami, FL.

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Office of Student & Alumni Affairs

Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work FIU
Modesto A. Maidique Campus 11200 SW 8th St., AHC5 145,
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-7777
Email: stempelinfo@fiu.edu

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Our program advisors and faculty are happy to come speak to you and your colleagues about how you can pursue advanced degrees in Public Health, Dietetics & Nutrition, Social Work and Disaster Management. To schedule a visit to your organization, please contact our Admissions Manager, Jose Candelaria, at jcandela@fiu.edu or 305-348-0457.

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