Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Public Health
Youngstown State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Applied Science in Public Health degree program is designed to prepare students for careers as Certified Health Education Specialists and/or to take the sanitarian exam. Coursework covers topics in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services administration, environmental health, and behavioral science/health education. Students may choose one of two tracks to customize their education:

  • Environmental Health & Safety 
  • Health Education / Health Promotion


  • Degree completion requires 127 credits
  • Official high school transcript or GED equivalent
  • SAT or ACT exam results, if applicable (not required if applicant has been out of school more than 2 years prior to enrollment)
  • Proof of passing all sections of the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT), Ohio residents only

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission