About the Public Health Profession

The Department of Public Health is located in the College of Health and Human Services and offers two degrees: a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Public Health. These degrees are designed to prepare students for careers in official and voluntary health agencies and the private sector.

Career titles and specialization include: Environmental control officer, risk control specialist, health industry sales, hazardous materials management, loss control specialist, health educator, safety and health specialist, health care administrator, safety office/manager, registered environmental health specialist, secondary school teacher, safety products sales representative, industrial hygienist, health promotion specialist, environmental analyst, and disease control officer.

The Master of Public Health degree is designed for individuals seeking a professional degree in Public Health. This degree is recognized throughout the world and is fully accredited by the Council of Education for Public Health (CEPH).