Department of Public Health Education

Public Health Education Online

The BS in Public Health Education with a concentration in Health Studies is an online degree completion program designed to prepare individuals for positions in health-related fields; provide a base for graduate study; and provide a foundation for personal growth.

The curriculum is directed by Student Learning Goals derived from the American Public Health Association core competencies. A complete list of the curriculum and requirements can be found on the Curriculum page. Students who graduate from this Bachelor of Science program will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of public health services in meeting goals of health promotion, education, and disease prevention.
  2. Investigate health related problems for the factors amenable to planned change.
  3. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  4. Inform, educate, and empower people about public health issues.

Admission to the program is a two step process. Students must first be admitted to the University. Once admitted, students will need to complete the departmental application in order to be accepted to the Health Studies online concentration. All admission requirements must be met in order to be admitted to the Health Studies online concentration. A complete list of pre-requisites can be found on the Admission Requirements page.

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