Vision, Mission, Values & Goals
To improve population health in North Dakota, the Northern Plains, and beyond.
To promote health and well-being and develop a culturally aware public health workforce through innovative and collaborative approaches to education, scholarship, and service within local communities, our region and the world.
We advance population health knowledge through innovative and collaborative scholarship, education and service.
We foster social responsibility and equity in our students and the communities we serve.
We develop a cooperative learning and work environment that promotes active participation with the communities we serve.
We promote personal and professional ethics and integrity in all of our endeavors.
Diversity and Inclusion
We create and support environments that are inclusive and rich in diversity.
Goal 1: Student Success
Equip students with professional competencies, broad evidence-based knowledge, and critical thinking skills necessary to excel as public health professionals and leaders.
Goal 2: Instruction
Provide high-quality education and promote student-engaged learning through coursework delivered by skilled faculty using interdisciplinary and innovative delivery methods.
Goal 3: Scholarship
Evaluate critical public health issues and develop solutions through creative and collaborative local, national, and international research endeavors that reflect our values and those of the communities we serve.
Goal 4: Service
Cultivate and support interdisciplinary partnerships that promote health and well-being, and a lifelong passion for learning and leadership through engaged professional and community service.