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Bachelor of Science in Public Health

B.S.P.H. Program

Are you passionate about promoting health, preventing disease, and eliminating health disparities in high-need areas?

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health is a four-year, hands-on degree that prepares you to conduct health-related programs with communities at home and abroad. View our curriculum here.

In our practical, student-centered public health program, you’ll learn how to:

  • Identify and assess public health problems, and develop education programs based on sound health practices
  • Design, implement and evaluate public health educational programs for at-risk populations and communities
  • Analyze evidence-based and innovative best practices of healthy behaviors for appropriate audiences
  • Demonstrate effective communication and advocacy skills for populations
  • Apply basic methods of research, data collection and analysis to identify health trends and public health problems

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Health Education and Promotion Major

Health education and promotion is an integral part of our Bachelor of Science in Public Health. Our graduates possess professional expertise in the areas of:

  • Program planning
  • Implementation and evaluation of disease prevention
  • Health promotion activities

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health also provides the foundation to advance in graduate degree programs such as:

Undergraduate students can also pursue these programs:


Last updated: 6/3/2017