Bachelor of Science - Public Health

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The Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree provides the foundational education of relevant human health preparedness in health disciplines, concepts, skills, knowledge, and behaviors promoting lifetime health and wellbeing.

This program is primarily focused on the groundwork in advocating for those individuals interested in careers in the health industry. Our Public Health program is a new addition to JSU in further advancing student’s potential in the increasingly demanding field of health and wellness.

Program Features

  • New addition to JSU!
  • Promote health equity and wellness.
  • Exposure toward a variety of careers options in epidemiology
  • Assess the health needs of diverse populations

What Can You Do With This Degree?

  • Health and Safety Engineer
  • Healthcare Consultant
  • Emergency Management Director
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Health Educator

Degree Requirements

This degree requires 120 total semester hours and a 400 hour professional practicum. No minor required. Program candidates must have an earned overall grade point average of 2.50 based upon a 4.0 scale for graduation.

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