Public Health Program
Keeping Communities Safe and Healthy
The Bachelor of Science in Public Health is designed to prepare students to work and serve in the public health field with the opportunity to specialize in various areas, including behavioral science, health education, environmental health, epidemiology and health service administration. With its interdisciplinary approach, public health majors can fill a variety of positions, including scientists, behaviorists, managers and leaders. Public health professionals are needed in government, the public and private sectors, academia and non-profit settings.
The curriculum for the Public Health major will combine courses in the biological and social sciences with a few new courses specifically focused on public health.
A few of your career options with a Public Health Degree
- Health educator
- Public health adviser
- Public health nurse
- Program director
- Environmental health scientist
- Public health educator
- Prevention specialist
- Community health specialist