Public Health

Health_food_demo10_447Public Health focuses on preventative care for populations rather than curative care for individuals, as in other health professions. Public health is comprised of five core areas of study including Behavioral and Social Science, Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Epidemiology and Health Policy and Management. In addition to these core areas, many offer additional concentrations in areas like Community Health, Maternal and Child Health, Health Communication and Promotion, Minority Health and Health Disparities, and Global Health. Here you will find information on prerequisite coursework and various degree options.