To see developed Ethiopia by its healthy and productive citizens through the efforts of competent professionals which acquire skills and knowledge from the department.
The mission of public health department is to provide quality trainings that equip students and our staffs with relevant and applicable knowledge and skill integrated with services as part of disposing national and international responsibilities in producing skilled human resources render service and participate in research undertakings.
To achieve its mission, the department has the following objectives:
- To train individuals for common course and professional career in introduction to Public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, research methods, health education, health service management and related fields through graduate degree program, and to further educate individuals in the public health forces by enhancing their knowledge and skills to solve problems of the large community.
- To conduct basic and applied research pertinent to priority public health problems
- To play active participatory role in community activities and give professional support in emergency and epidemic situations.