The Public Health 100% online program at the University of Cincinnati is designed to prepare graduates for a variety of career opportunities within the public health field.
Public Health professionals work to improve the health of individuals and communities. Their role can vary greatly, depending on their work setting and job responsibilities. For example, some public heath professionals work in health departments and are concerned with the health of the community they serve and work to develop programs to impact people living in the community. While other public health professionals work to analyze health statistics within a certain population to find the cause of a disease.
The 10 Essential Public Health Services provide a framework for public health to protect and promote the health of all people in all communities. To achieve equity, the Essential Public Health Services actively promote policies, systems, and overall community conditions that enable optimal health for all and seek to remove systemic and structural barriers that have resulted in health inequities.
Bachelor of Science Public Health Online Curriculum
Total: 120 credits
*Bachelor’s degree-seeking students at the University of Cincinnati are required to complete a minimum of 120 semester credit hours for graduation. Up to 90 semester credit hours of prior college coursework taken at an accredited institution can be transferred in and applied to the program.
There is no time like the present to enter the public health field! The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated the nation’s need for adequate and complete data in the establishment of public health policy. This requires professionals who understand how to collect reliable public health data and how to correctly analyze and interpret the data. More than ever, public health professionals are needed in government, public, private, academia and non-profit settings.
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The growing and evolving field of public health features a variety of professional opportunities impacting communities in a positive way. Some examples of public health jobs are:
There is no time like the present to enter the public health field! With the repercussions of COVID, experts say we are going to need more public health specialists in both developed and developing societies. The public health specialty that is particularly in high demand now is epidemiology. Epidemiologist make informed predictions and recommendations about prevalent illnesses from studying disease patterns and health trends within a particular population.
The BS in Public Health degree at The University of Cincinnati Online will set you up for success regardless of what career you choose in the Public Health Industry.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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