Health and Society, B.S.

The 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. Our students also learn how to assess critically 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.

Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, the degree will help 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 will also be useful for those already working as health professionals, enhancing the careers of Registered Nurses, health administrators, technicians and technologists and dental hygienists, among others.