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Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences / Public Health

Program Details

The University of West Florida offers the online BS in Health Sciences with a concentration in Public Health. This degree is geared toward developing health professionals and healthcare administrators who are empowered to promote the health and well-being of the populations they serve. The major is intended for students interested in career advancement or for those whose goal is to work in the health professions providing service to individuals and communities. 

Public health practitioners work in a wide range of careers in public health, consulting, consumer advocacy, nongovernmental, local, state and federal health agencies. They will have prospects to work in disease surveillance, community engagement, maternal and child health, and environmental health.

Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges