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The study of public health provides a rich intellectual framework for the multidisciplinary study of some of society's most challenging problems.
As a student in the public health program, you will develop the skills needed to understand and respond to health challenges that arise in local, regional, and global populations.
In addition to bachelor’s degree offerings, we also offer a number of minors and clusters, as well as a 3-2 program for especially mature and dedicated undergraduate students. The majors share a set of common core courses across the key areas of the field, which allows you to understand health and health care from a multidisciplinary perspective.
Our program builds on existing faculty expertise and research strengths in the College and the Medical Center.
As a result, you can
* You may choose to major, or minor, or complete a cluster within the program, but may not do more than one.
**Pre-health students may approach completing the necessary pre-health admission requirements in several different ways. It is to the applicants' advantage to tailor their schedules to reflect their specific needs and strengths. We strongly encourage you to consult with a Health Professions advisor in the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center (4-200 Dewey Hall) for further program planning assistance.
You will graduate with a strong background in the history of public health, and in relevant concepts and tools necessary to assess population health and think about ethical questions that arise in medicine and public health.
Our programs offer you the skills and insights that will allow you to confront complex challenges in a variety of settings. You will also be prepared for immediate careers, graduate school, or professional study in such fields as
Our program graduates go on to work in
Our students also attend graduate school for degrees such as