Public Health

Public Health classroomThe Department of Public Health offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Society that enables students to understand the underlying social, political and behavioral forces that shape health status. Students also learn how to critically assess factors that contribute to the health of populations, integrating real-world experience with coursework and learning how to improve the public’s health at the policy and the community level.

The degree helps students pursue careers and graduate training in a broad array of health fields including public health, health education, counseling, social work, environmental and occupational health, epidemiology and health administration. The degree is also useful for those already working as health professionals, enhancing the careers of Registered Nurses, health administrators, technicians and technologists and dental hygienists, among others.

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Professor & Chair
Department: Public Health
Building: Natural Sciences
Room: S-243
Phone: (516)876-2748