The societal need for highly trained and educated public health professionals continues
to grow rapidly. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nearly one-third
of the projected increase in US jobs is projected to come from the healthcare and
social assistance sectors.
What You'll Do
- Understand the concepts of population health, and the basic processes and interventions
that identify and address major health related needs and issues for populations.
- Be able to identify opportunities for promoting and protecting health across the human
life span by acquiring an understanding of the science of human health and disease.
- Develop an understanding of the socioeconomic, behavioral, biological, environmental
and other factors that impact human health and health disparities.
- Be able to use and analyze public health data and evidenced based approaches in public
- Be well prepared to directly enter career positions in the public health field or
to successfully pursue post-baccalaureate education programs
What You'll Study
- HL120 Health Perspectives
- PY555 Health Psychology
- UI352 Medical Ethics
- UI386 Environmental Health
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