Bachelor's Degree in Public Health Program

Public Health Program Outcomes

Students will study biostatistics, epidemiology, public health policy and administration, global health and will understand local, state, federal and global public health systems.

Upon successful completion of all Public Health program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge from general education courses, skills analysis, research, and critical thinking to public health theory and practice.
  2. Apply knowledge of public health issues to develop strategies to improve population health.
  3. Identify and assess the social determinants of health in populations.
  4. Develop cultural competency and understand the impact of cultural values on health and the utilization of public health services.
  5. Understand and analyze the impact of local, state and federal legislation, regulations, and standards on public health practice.
  6. Evaluate population-based data using epidemiological methods.
  7. Apply health-related theories that drive health-behavior change interventions and programs.
  8. Use scientific research methods to evaluate efficacy of health promotion, disease prevention programs.