Public Health-related Programs
Our public health-related programs will provide students with a strong background in the history of public health, and in relevant concepts and tools necessary to assess population health and think about major ethical questions that arise in medicine and public health.
Students will be prepared for immediate careers or graduate or professional study (e.g., anthropology, biostatistics, epidemiology, law, medical humanities, medical sociology, medicine, philosophy, psychology, public health, statistics).
The programs have been designed to offer skills and insights that will allow graduates to confront complex challenges in multidisciplinary settings.
Graduating students will have career opportunities in:
- local, state, and federal health agencies;
- academic departments within schools of public health, schools of medicine, or colleges of health sciences;
- insurance companies;
- pharmaceutical companies;
- private consulting firms;
- legal practice;
- non-profit agencies; and
- hospital and health systems
Students will also be prepared for graduate studies including but not limited to:
- the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree;
- Masters and PhD degrees in Philosophy, History, English, and Statistics;
- PhD degrees in Epidemiology, Health Services Research and Policy, Economics, or Political Science; and
- the MD degree.