Public Health Major

It's not a career; it's a calling. Prevent disease and sickness before it happens with the Public Health major.

What You'll Study

Public health professionals educate people about diseases, how they spread and how to prevent them.

You'll be taught in core subjects known as the Public Health Core Competencies. Learning these will help you prepare to be a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). This major also includes courses in bioterrorism, mass causality and crisis management.

Having a global mentality helps in this major, as you'll cover numerous diseases around the world. It also helps to have a good background in biology and other sciences.

Master of Public Health available for this major. 

The accelerated "4+1" program allows students to earn the Master of Public Health degree in one year after completing their Bachelor's degree.