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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) 

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.

Discount applies to M.P.H., Dr.P.H., M.S. in Biostatistics, M.S. Bioethics or Advanced Certificates programs.

* 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)

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. GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website.

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 provides 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

Please visit the Tuition Assistance page to learn more about who is eligible and what the application looks like based on the branch you are in. Prospective students must receive approval from the student's ESO, military counselor, or Service prior to enrollment. As part of the NYMC process, active duty and veterans/dependent students planning on using the GI Bill, must submit the NYMC Veteran-Active Duty Discount / Certification Request Form every term upon registration to bursar@nymc.edu with the necessary proof of eligibility.  Discounts requests will not be accepted after the first week of the term and will not be applied to prior terms regardless of eligibility.  Click here for the NYMC Veteran-Active Duty Discount or Certification Request Form .

Online Degrees

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

  1. Generalist
  2. Epidemiology

Online Advanced Certificate Programs

The SHSP also offers certificates in relevant healthcare 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.

Tuition discounts are applicable to tuition charges only and are not retroactive under any circumstances. It is the student's responsibility to submit the appropriate documentation every term upon registration. Discounts requests will not be accepted after the first week of the term and will not be applied to prior terms regardless of eligibility.