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8-Week Classes

Beginning in January, March, August and October

$399 / Credit Hour

Financial Aid Available
(Including Scholarships!)

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The Bachelor of Science in Public Health prepares students to assess and respond to the evolving health needs of communities through research, practice, policy and education. The program emphasizes strategic approaches to improving the conditions and behaviors that affect the health of people regionally, nationally and globally. Public Health professionals serve a critical role in addressing health issues that affect families and communities around the world. The program provides a strong foundation for graduate-level studies in public health and other health-related disciplines.

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Public Health nat'l average salary: $65,105 per year
How Much Does a Public Health Worker Make a Year? (ZipRecruiter, 2018)

Quick Facts

  • Program Delivery Format: Online
  • Credit Hours: 124 total hours (up to 75 may be transferred in)
  • Potential Career Fields: Community Health Manager, Health Educator, Environmental Health Specialist, Health Services Coordinator, Public Health Analyst
  • 2019-20 Tuition Rate: $399 per credit hour (Scholarships and Financial Aid Available)
  • Curriculum: Program Requirements

Sample Course Plan

Semester I

  • HS 200 Exploring Health Care (3)
  • HS 201 Health Care Services (3)
  • BIO 280 Scientific and Medical Terminology (3)

Semester II

  • HED 282 Community & Environmental Health (3)
  • HS 202 Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care (3)
  • HS 212 Faith and Care (3)
  • HS 300 Introduction to Public/Population Health (3)

Semester III

  • HS 340 Trends and Policy in Health (3)
  • HS 310 Epidemiology I (3)
  • HS 330 Health Aging and Society (3)
  • HS 350 Applied Statistics for Health Sciences (3)

Semester IV

  • HS 400 Human Behavior and Health Interventions (3)
  • HS 410 Epidemiology II (3)
  • HS 470 Guided Experience: Internship (3)
  • HS 475 Capstone Project (3)