You can choose from a variety of degree programs within the School of Public Health. Some degrees offer multiple majors. For each program, you'll take a core set of public health courses in addition to courses specific to your major. And you'll get to choose electives from across disciplines to suit your interests.
Develop the knowledge and skills to promote wellness and prevent disease at the community, state, national, and global level. You'll learn about health disparities, disease prevention, and health promotion, and develop a solid foundation in both science and policy.
Learn about disease prevention and treatment through nutrition. You’ll investigate subjects like medical nutrition therapy, food chemistry, and life cycle nutrition, which will prepare you for a career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN).
Immerse yourself in learning how both natural and built environments affect human health. Job growth is expected for experts in environmental health, and this degree will give you a solid foundation for entering the workforce or pursuing graduate or professional school.
Develop expertise in epidemiology (the study of the appearance, distribution, and control of disease). You’ll focus on disease surveillance, and learn how to design research studies as well as collect and analyze data.
Learn all about bodies in motion through courses in anatomy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport psychology, and more. You'll choose from one of four specialized tracks that will prepare you to apply to a graduate program or enter directly into allied health professions.
Transform your enthusiasm for all things fitness and wellness into a future career with this degree. You’ll take major-specific courses, gain a solid grounding in the field of public health, and tailor your degree by choosing electives that match your interests.
Prepare for a career in the growing field of human and social services. As you advance in this degree program, you can hone your interests by taking electives in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, or even the biological sciences.
Integrate a deep understanding of nutrition with the physical and life sciences. You will choose from one of five speciality tracks that offer broad scientific exploration, or preparation for admission to medicine, dentistry, optometry, or physician assistant programs.
Embrace your passion for natural areas, parks, public lands, and recreation. In addition to your core classes, you’ll have experiential opportunities in outdoor, living laboratories, preparing you for work in a variety of settings, from park services to land management.
Develop a deep, foundational knowledge of subject areas such as psychology and adapted physical activity that will allow you to work as a recreational therapist. You will learn to assess the needs of individuals with disabilities or illnesses, and plan and implement specific interventions.
Discover how to create safer communities, workplaces, and schools through courses in safety education, training, assessment, and management. There is a high demand for these skills across the industrial, business, public, and nonprofit sectors.
Experience an exciting interdisciplinary curriculum that weaves sport with business in a program that is internationally recognized as one of the top of its kind.
Gain valuable skills related to the marketing and management of events, tourist facilities and destinations in a global context. You’ll learn the fundamentals of hospitality services with an emphasis on sustainable practices.
Gain the knowledge and skills required to support the positive development of infants, children, and adolescents across a wide variety of settings. With this degree, you will be equipped to work in settings such as after school programs, group homes, juvenile justice systems, community, schools, youth services, after school services, and nonprofit organizations.
- BSPH in Community Health
Do you want to play a role in improving the health of communities throughout the world? Our degree in community health will give you the tools you need to make a real impact in any health setting.
- BSPH in Environmental Health
Are you interested in researching solutions to environmental hazards created by climate change, controlling air pollution, or safeguarding the nation's food supply? Our degree in environmental health will prepare you for a career in this rapidly expanding area of public health.
- BSPH in Epidemiology
Epidemiologists are investigators who explore the landscape of disease and try new strategies to improve the health of communities. You will learn disease investigation skills that will prepare you to address a wide range of health outcomes.
- BSPH in Fitness & Wellness
Our Fitness & Wellness degree focuses on the applied science of movement. You will learn the latest research and training methods. This major provides the education and practice you need to be competitive in health and fitness careers.
Be prepared to use your education to make a real difference in people's lives—whether you're interested in working with youth, becoming a safety and health professional, or exploring connections between food and health.
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Our BS in Kinesiology degree, the science of human movement, can open a wide range of possibilities for your future.
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Whether you're interested in outdoor education, the tourism industry, or community programming, a BS in Recreation degree will prepare you for a career dedicated to improving the quality of life of individuals and communities.
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