The Bachelor of Science program in Public Health Studies (BSPH) prepares graduates to improve the health of individuals and communities through theory-based best practices in health education, health promotion and disease prevention. Graduates work as vital members of health care teams in non-profit organizations, public health departments, and hospitals as well as in local, state and national governmental agencies and private corporations.
The BS in Public Health Studies has three concentration areas:
This concentration provides the knowledge and skills necessary to work closely with people in communities as they strive for improved health. Graduates most typically find employment in governmental or non-profit health agencies.
This concentration prepares students for entry in graduate health professional schools in areas such as: medicine, dentistry, physician assistant, pharmacy, veterinary sciences, and optometry. Students will take courses in natural and physical sciences, social sciences, as well as public health.
This concentration offers a unique opportunity to blend public health, exercise science, and business management courses in order to prepare you to work as a health promotion specialist in various worksite settings.
Resources for current students:Completing Your BS in Public Health Studies