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Public Health, B.S.

Improve the Health of Communities Locally and Globally
Public Health, B.S. Program Overview
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Learn To

Discuss the core values, concepts and functions of public health

Demonstrate the ability to use public health data and apply concepts of population health

Explain human health and disease across the lifespan

Explain the fundamental characteristics and functions of the United States healthcare system

Communicate through a variety of media to diverse populations and advocate for protection and promotion of the public’s health at all levels of society

Alumni have careers in:

help individuals, groups, and families prevent and cope with problems in their everyday lives. (Source)

caring for patients, communicating with doctors, administering medicine and checking vital signs. (Source)

treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. (Source)

plan, direct, and coordinate recreation-based treatment programs for people with disabilities, injuries, or illnesses. (Source)

study and find ways to treat physical, mental, emotional, and social problems of elderly individuals. (Source)