The Bachelor’s in Public Health degree program is designed to educate students on matters pertaining to protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention. Students will learn to analyze the effect on health of genetics, personal choice, and the environment in order to develop programs that protect the health of families and communities. The Public health field is largely concerned with limiting health disparities while fighting for equality in health care and it’s accessibility.
Public Health graduates can go on to work in a variety areas. These include areas in environmental health, maternal and child health, and communicable disease with job titles including health educator, epidemiologist and community health program manager. Other areas include those in government agencies, hospitals, and community based organizations.
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Clark Egnor, Ed.D.
Coordinator of International Programs
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