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Dr. Jason Roberston

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Dr. Jason Robertson is the Chair of the Public Health programs for South University, including the undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Health Science, Bachelor of Science in Public Health and the Master of Public Health program.  Dr. Robertson has been in the field of public health working in college health promotion since 2002 and educating future public health practitioners since 2004.  Dr. Robertson’s work focuses around the areas of sexual health, substance abuse, and mental health promotion.   

Dr. Robertson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science with a minor in chemistry from Averett University (2000), a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Public Health Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (2002), an Education Specialist degree in Higher Education Administration from Appalachian State University (2008), a Doctor of Health Science from Nova Southeastern University (2010), a Master of Science in Biology and Certificate in Emerging Infectious Diseases from the University of Saint Joseph (2012).  In addition, Dr. Robertson holds healthcare certifications as a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS), and a Registered Health Educator (RHEd).  

Outstanding Education for Remarkable Careers

We're committed to helping our graduates make impact in their professional and personal lives. We applaud our nursing alumni and the difference they make. Check out what some of our graduates have to say.

South University Public Health Alumni, David Robertson
David Robertson Grad Alumni
Class of '18
Bachelor of Science in Public Health

“Having a college degree has opened doors for me to not only have a stable job but to also obtain a career that I enjoy. I am proud to be able to work for communities in need and address health disparities. Read more ”

SU Master of Public Health Class of '20 Alumni Justin Jones
Justin Jones Grad Alumni
Class of '20
Master of Public Health

“If you are looking for a program that allows you to balance a professional and family life while preparing you to be a leader in the Public Health field, then this is the program for you! ”

SU Class of '20 ASAHS, BSPH and MPH Alumni Dedra Simmons
Dedra Simmons  Grad Alumni
Class of '20
Associate of Science in Allied Health Science, Bachelor of Science in Public Health, Master of Public Health

“Being at South University has helped me establish professional connections and achieve my goals as a public health professional. I love public health because it allows me to help strengthen health facilities and organizations by promoting and protecting health equity for all. ”

SU Class of '21 Master of Public Health Alumni Takishia Harper
Takishia Harper Grad Alumni
Class of '21
Master of Public Health

“My experience was personalized and detailed to accommodate my lifestyle and needs. I am proud that I chose an educational facility that cared about me growing as a person and not only finishing my education but excelling. ”

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