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Housed within the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Population and Health Sciences houses the Public Health program as well as the newly established Health Science program.


Public Health, Bachelor of Science


The Public Health program is a baccalaureate level program implemented in 1979 and has graduated over 900 graduates since its first class of 1983. The program includes 2 concentrations: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Healthcare Administration and System Management. The curriculum institutionalizes service learning at a programmatic level and provides students with a broad background in health behavior and promotion, social determinants of health, health disparities, health services administration, environmental health, epidemiology, community health education, public health law, and current public health issues.




Health Promotion & Disease Prevention


Healthcare Administration & System Management


Health Science, Bachelor of Science


An interdisciplinary major, Health Science involves a cross-section of subjects including public health, physics, kinesiology, biology, psychology, and sociology. Both majors are designed to prepare students for entry into graduate/professional school and/or employment. In addition to be prepared for variety of graduate programs, graduates will also be eligible for multiple certifications including but not limited to Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), Certified in Public Health (CPH), and Certified Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist (CPAPHS).


Degree Partnerships


B.S./M.P.H. Program (3/2) with LSUHSC School of Public Health

Boston University School of Public Health (Early/Preferred Admission)

A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences Pipeline to Physician Assistant Preferred Applicants Program


Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree


Completion of all program requirements as specified in the Public Health or Health Science curricula, including a grade of “C” or better in all major and additional coursework. Students must earn at least the minimum passing grade, as described in the University Catalog and General Education Core which requires students earn a “C” or better to satisfy the English Core requirement.



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