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Veterans and Active Duty Members

Discount Uniformed Services50% for active duty members of the Uniformed Services (military and U.S. Public Health Service) for online Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) and graduate certificates.

Students enrolling in the M.P.H., Dr.P.H., M.S. in BiostatisticsM.S. Medical Ethics or Advanced Certificates may be eligible for a tuition discount through the School of Health Sciences and Practice. There is a maximum of one discount per student, discounts cannot be combined.

Students who are veterans and eligible for the GI Bill tuition benefit are encouraged to use this benefit which typically covers their full tuition in the School of Health Sciences and Practice. In such cases no further discount applies.

40% for veterans from National Guard, Reservists, Retirees, Veterans (discharged under honorable conditions—must provide DD Form 214 or equivalent), Department of Defense employees (contractors exempt) and their immediate family.

* All U.S. Uniformed Services Branches are included under Active Duty, Reservists, Retirees and Veterans. (U.S. Public Health Service, NOAA, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard)


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50% Tuition Discount, Benefits for Members of the U.S. Public Health Service 

Committed to those individuals who serve our nation—New York Medical College’s (NYMC) School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) provides a 50% tuition discount to  members of the U.S. Public Health Service. Veterans and active duty members of the Commissioned Public Health Service, and civilian employees of the U.S. Public Health Service are eligible for this tuition discount on all SHSP public health programs.

Enroll today and gain a broad foundation of educational experiences provided by practitioners and industry professionals, while learning from our proven evidence-based curriculum. Benefit from the College’s unique relationship with the U.S. Office of Public Health Service wherein Environmental Health Officers provide presentations on internships and job opportunities, assistance with the application process, and advice on building a career with the U.S. Public Health Service.

Procedure for Receiving Tuition Discount

Active duty and veterans/dependent students planning on using the GI Bill, must submit the VA certification letter of eligibility in order for the school to process the VA GI Bill payments/certification each semester.  Students not using the GI Bill must provide proof of eligibility for the discount every semester by sending an email from a relevant work email address, or providing eligibility documents, along with a list of the registered classes to Admissions at shsp_admissions@nymc.edu

For the School of Health Sciences and Practice, contact the admissions office for assistance with processing the tuition discount and military Tuition Assistance (TA) at 914-594-4510. 

Online Degrees

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) degree programs offers online programs in three areas:

  1. Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion teaches techniques for behavior change with sensitivity to cultural factors.
  2. Environmental Health Science provides analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to communicate with technical experts and their non-technical constituents and explores the interaction between health and the environment.
  3. Health Policy and Management provides students with an understanding of the business, program, planning, delivery and policy areas of healthcare.

Online Advanced Certificate Programs

The SHSP also offers certificates in relevant health care fields which may be combined with an MPH:    

 We also offer on-campus programs in:

All of our programs are fully accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH).

View additional information on the Veteran's Affairs Payments.

For more information on our programs and instructions on how to apply, contact the SHSP Admissions Office at (914) 594-4510 or shsp_admissions@nymc.edu.