Leading the way of Public Health education
NOVA National School of Public Health (NOVA NSPH) achieved this leading position based on a consolidated and diversified approach with a training portfolio of graduated courses based on today's needs, focused on a student-centered learning process and with a panel of distinguished and experienced professors.
In close articulation with Research and a strong connection to Practice, the NOVA NSPH developed a critical mass of highly differentiated professionals. Our students stand out for their technical, scientific skills and ability to act, in different sectors, being able to face the most complex public health issues, in an ongoing changing global context.
National and International R&D
We develop national and international quality research.
NOVA NSPH leads and participates in complex and competitive research projects, in a culture guided by current and future challenges of public health, focused on innovation and social impact.
The evidence production supports populations health and well-being and strengths healthcare systems, where the priority is to translate the evidence into applicable solutions, in real contexts, from local to global.
People are the key of our success
Our success is made by our team. Employees are vital to our institution because they're directly responsible for carrying out our mission, purpose and tenets. It's the engagement of the teachers, investigators, partners, students and Alumni that makes possible to assume this important role in the community.
NOVA NSPH welcomes annually about 180 new students for courses of one or more years duration, including doctorates, masters and specializations. Additionally, about 200 students attend short courses.
Master, PhD and other final course thesis are usually published in recognized scientific journals. Our students have diverse educational backgrounds, including medicine, nursing, pharmacy, health technologies, entrepreneurs, economics, management, law, psychology and others.