Shape the future of health
Wherever your passion lies – nutrition, public health, physical activity, or human development and family sciences – you care about the health and well-being of others and want to make a positive difference in all lives.
We share your passion, as well as a commitment to health equity. As a graduate student at Oregon State, you’ll work closely with faculty and peers who share your interests and values. You’ll work collaboratively on interdisciplinary research and outreach projects and also benefit from small class sizes.
Public health and human sciences graduate degrees
We offer graduate degree programs in Corvallis, Bend and 100% online through top-ranked Ecampus.
$24,552,208 in research funding in FY 2023
Engage in graduate research opportunities
The College of Health provides numerous opportunities for you to immerse yourself in research.
You’ll have direct access to faculty and their research projects, and the ability to create your own project.
Financial Aid, Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees
- Tuition and fees (Please note that MPH credits have their own rate, as is reflected in the tuition document.)
- Cost of living in Corvallis
Samantha Ross, PhD ‘19
“OSU offered an exciting opportunity to study kinesiology and adapted physical activity. It was exciting to explore connections between the design and delivery of physical activity instruction for individuals with disabilities, and broader community-based health promotion.”
Pursuing MPH in Epidemiology
“The faculty in the College of Health are extremely knowledgeable and highly supportive of students.”
“Additionally, Corvallis is a wonderful city to live in; there are countless opportunities to get involved in the community and explore the great outdoors that Oregon has to offer.”
Alexis Merculief, PhD student
Human Development and Family Studies
“I love the focus in our program and the emphasis and understanding about the importance of context in human development. The lab that I’m working in right now is with Megan McClelland and we study the cognitive skills that help young kids regulate their behavior and emotion.”
Brooke Green, MSN-PD ‘21
“The graduate courses I took excelled my knowledge in research, nutrition science and nutrition counseling. The internship gave me a broad view of what being an RD would look like. I currently teach culinary and nutrition at a middle school”