Bachelor of Science in Public Health

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The University of Cincinnati’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health is a fully onSpring 2022 Application Waiverline, four-year degree program.  Students pursuing their undergraduate degree in Public Health gain the knowledge and skills to become leaders in the health profession, helping improve the health of people and communities.  By studying in an environment that reaches beyond course work and class discussions, students will learn about the public health care system in the U.S. and abroad as well as emerging public health concerns such as pandemic infectious disease and new threats to the environment.

The University of Cincinnati’s online programs consistently rank among the nation’s very best by U.S. News and World Report.

What is Public Health?

Public Health is the science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting the health of people and communities through organized efforts to educate, develop policy, conduct scientific research and regulate health systems.

There are many facets of public health – from improving access to healthcare, controlling infectious diseases, reducing environmental hazards to working toward decreasing substance abuse.

UC Online Public Health Program Highlights:

  • 100% online: no campus visits are required.
  • Employment opportunities: our graduates are knowledgeable, skilled, and in high demand in today’s job market! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 4.6 million new healthcare positions by 2028 – including 3.4 million new jobs projected in healthcare and social assistance.
  • Specialized concentration: Students in the program may chose a concentration in Health Promotion and Education. Additional concentrations coming soon!
  • Part-time and full-time scheduling: have the flexibility to balance work and family obligations while completing your degree.
  • Certified Health Education Specialist: all graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national certification exam to become a certified health education specialist (CHES).

Public Health Career Outlook

Upon completing the 100% online undergraduate degree in Public Health, graduates typically pursue careers in such areas as:

  • Health educator
  • Health communication specialist
  • Environmental health specialist
  • Infectious disease specialist
  • Data analyst
  • Disaster preparedness coordinator

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