- Students are admitted into the Public Health Program upon selection of the major during the admission process.
- The curriculum consists of 120 credit hours.
- Students will work with their advisor to select electives in areas of:
- Community health
- Health administration
- Health informatics
- Pre-health professions
- A capstone experience is a requirement (and is included in the 120 credit hours)
- Students can choose to follow a 4-year, completion, or accelerated 3-year curriculum plan to complete the 120-credit hour program
Graduates will be prepared for graduate school and for jobs in a variety of settings, including health departments, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, hospitals, medical practices, private businesses, and colleges/universities.
They will serve in fields such as:
- Health promotion and education
- Community health worker
- Community advocacy and outreach
- Public health informatics
- Population health administration
Graduates may also choose to pursue graduate level degrees in Public Health, or to pursue a graduate program in law, business, psychology, or a graduate health profession such as medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nutrition, mental health counseling, or graduate entry nursing programs