Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Program
Public Health program outcomes
Students will study biostatistics, epidemiology, public health policy and administration, global health, environmental 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:
- Identify socioeconomic, behavioral, biological, environmental, and other health determinants that contribute to health and social inequities.
- Compare the fundamental characteristics and organizational structures of the US health system to systems in other countries.
- Evaluate the efficacy of culturally responsive interventions for disease prevention and health and wellness promotion across the life span.
- Integrate legal, ethical, economic, and regulatory dimensions in public health policy analysis.
- Analyze the impact of local, state, and federal legislation, regulations, and standards on public health practice.
- Evaluate data sources used in public health.
- Apply the principles of leadership, health communication, and data analyses to guide decision making in community health initiatives.