Bachelor of Science in Public Health
University of West Florida

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Public Health program from the University of West Florida will provide you with the tools needed to develop and promote practical, innovative health initiatives across diverse populations. In this fully online, asynchronous program, you can progress through your coursework at a pace that matches your schedule. With course sessions that last eight or 16 weeks weeks depending on the course, you will be able to maintain your work, life and school commitments comfortably.

From a curriculum that promotes competencies outlined by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) and the National Commission of Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC), you will have the opportunity to hone your skills and competencies in developing and promoting public health interventions.. To complete the program, you will accrue 120 credit hours divided evenly between general education and core coursework. In your major-specific courses, you can expect to engage with topics that include the fundamentals of human nutrition, personal health, epidemiology of infectious disease, health promotion program development and research methods.

During the final semester of the 100% online program, you'll engage in a hands-on capstone project to acquire practical skills and experience in the public health field. As a result, you'll gain a competitive edge as you enter the job market or seek career advancement opportunities.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have at least 30 previously earned college credits and be at the sophomore level or higher.
  • Must complete the residency application form for tuition purposes. 
  • Must complete the BSPH application form. 
  • Previously attended institutions must be on the list of UWF approved accrediting agencies.