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public health

Merging scientific and humanistic disciplines with a focus on health systems, our Bachelor of Science in Public Health is a gateway to careers in public health, education, business, social work, international relations, health psychology and health behavior research.

Become a champion for individual and community health around the world. In UHSP’s Public Health program, you’ll explore the many health issues affecting global populations while gaining the skills to solve problems and improve patient care around the world and closer to home.

On graduation, you will be prepared to serve in a variety of settings, from governmental and nongovernmental organizations to the private sector.


Expected job growth from 2020–2030

2.6 Million

New jobs in the Public Health field

$7.4 Billion

The U.S. government will invest billions to support public health, creating more opportunities to make a difference

Looking Forward

Your B.S. in Public Health will make you a competitive candidate for jobs as a:

  • Policy Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Community Health Workers
  • Junior Executives in Governmental and NGO organizations

The skills you’ll develop earning your B.S. in Public Health are highly transferable and will make you a prime candidate for careers in a number of related disciplines:

  • Public Health
  • Education
  • Business
  • Social Work
  • International Relations
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Behavior Research

The B.S. in Public Health also is a perfect foundation for graduate or professional studies in education, law, business, the humanities and social sciences.

take the next step toward your health care career