Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn how to provide supervised health programs to local, regional, national, and international health agencies. You will study the various steps, such as design and planning, resource procurement, implementation and operation, management and supervision, and evaluation, which must be accomplished before a publicly supported health program can be considered successful. You will also study biological sciences, chemistry, advanced math, epidemiology, health law and regulations, and methods reporting health statistics.
- A certificate in public health prepares you to inform the public about specific health issues, such as in the area of maternal and child health care.
- A bachelor's degree may qualify you for entry-level positions in public health agencies, research foundations, consultant firms, government agencies, and education.
- A graduate degree is required to work as a health care administrator, nutritionist, or public health administrator, or in other areas such as environmental, occupational, community, or international health care..
- A doctoral degree is required to teach in college or do research.
- Environmental Health Inspector
- Genetic Counselor
- Health Educator
- Health Services Administrator
- Nurse (Registered)
- Occupational Health/Safety Spec
- Public Administrator