Sustainability: Majors

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

School of Public Health

Public Health is an exciting and growing field of study. The field challenges its professionals to confront complex health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, and reducing environmental hazards, violence, substance abuse, and injury. A Bachelor in Public Health is an undergraduate degree, which trains students in the essential skills needed to plan, initiate and manage healthcare programs. Research has shown the impact of healthy lifestyles on the rate of incidence of illnesses and on increasing longevity; hence, public health is now considered a very significant area of study. Concentrations within the major include Environmental Health, Global Health, and Public Health Preparedness.

Bachelor of Science in Community Health

School of Education

Want to create environments, encourage lifestyles, and develop policies and programs that promote the wellbeing of individuals and communities? Consider earning a Bachelor of Science degree in community health. This concentration prepares students for entry into a variety of professions—patient educator, certified diabetes educator, child development specialist, health policy coordinator, wellness coordinator, community assessment coordinator, public health educator, community nutrition educator, and others—and for graduate study. Students concentrating in community health must pursue a minor approved by their faculty advisor.