In Public Health, you'll focus on practical solutions to promote positive health changes in public and private settings.
This program is undergoing revision and will not be admitting new students for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please check back for program status updates.
The 150-credit accelerated B.S. Public Health/M.S. Public Health program is designed to provide students the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Public Health in five years, as opposed to six years if the degrees were completed separately and consecutively. The program substitutes 15 credits of graduate public health coursework for 12 credits of similar undergraduate public health coursework plus 3 credits of liberal art or general elective. Students complete an internship experience in year 4 and a master’s thesis in year 5. Students choose one area of specialization: Global Health or Biostatistics.
Why this degree makes a difference in society today…tomorrow…
Public health touches on almost every aspect of modern life, and graduates may find they have the opportunity to work for a number of employers and in various settings. Career opportunities in public health continue to expand rapidly.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2020 nearly 250,000 additional public health professionals will be needed.