The Hofstra MPH program offers an innovative curriculum and advanced training for the next generation of public health professionals. Experiential learning is integrated throughout the 42-semester hour program, including a culminating internship experience in a wide range of clinical and community settings, such as major health systems like Northwell Health, governmental health agencies such as the Nassau County Department of Health, private industry, and community-based advocacy, education and service organizations such as Planned Parenthood of Nassau County. The MPH program also collaborates with community institutions and groups on Long Island, New York State, across the nation and globally. Students are educated about the scientific, community, political, and social dimensions of public health practice and research and prepared to conduct core public health functions for the purposes of improving community and populations health. The program also provides an interdisciplinary academic environment that fosters collaborative inquiry to address public health problems and support faculty and student research.