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BS in Public Health

Move your career forward while transforming the health and well-being of your community.

Help make the world a healthier place with Walden’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health program.

This online public health bachelor's degree program will allow you to:

  • Gain the job-ready, immediately applicable skills today's employers want.
  • Prepare for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
  • Choose one of three degree completion options based on your life, budget, and learning style.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: June 1, 2020

Transfer Credits: Up to 135 credits

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Two Ways to Learn

Choose the learning path that fits your life and experience. Here are the two ways to earn your degree:

Two ways to learn
Course-Based LearningThe standard, guided pace to earn your degree. Tempo Competency-Based LearningThe flexible pace ideal for some students.
Time Structured schedule Flexible schedule
Pace Deadlines to make steady progress Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition Pay by the course All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty
Tuition Savings and Financial Aid*
Accreditation
Specializations
Learning Options
Two ways to learn
Course-Based LearningThe standard, guided pace to earn your degree Tempo Competency-Based LearningThe flexible pace ideal for some students.
Time
Structured schedule Flexible Schedule
Pace
Deadlines to make steady progress Set your own pace, and speed up or slow down when needed
Tuition
Pay by the course All-you-can-learn subscription fee
Support
Faculty guide you through your courses as you earn your degree Faculty support when you need it and a personal academic coach
Expert Walden Faculty
Tuition Savings and Financial Aid*
Accreditation
Specializations
Learning Options

*May not be available for all degree programs.

 

Tempo Learning

Healthcare Management

Develop critical management skills and prepare to assume decision-making roles on results-driven healthcare teams.

 

Tempo Learning

Health Promotion and Wellness

Help individuals and communities—and even yourself—embrace a healthier lifestyle and achieve optimal wellness.

 

Tempo Learning

Health Psychology and Behavior

Gain an in-depth understanding of how social, emotional, and cognitive factors influence a population’s behavior and attitudes about health.

 

Course-based

Healthcare Management

Develop critical management skills and prepare to assume decision-making roles on results-driven healthcare teams.

 

Course-based

Health Promotion and Wellness

Help individuals and communities—and even yourself—embrace a healthier lifestyle and achieve optimal wellness.

 

Course-based

Health Psychology and Behavior

Gain an in-depth understanding of how social, emotional, and cognitive factors influence a population’s behavior and attitudes about health.

 

Course-based

Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)

 

Earn up to 20 master’s-level credit hours as an undergraduate, saving you time and money on your Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) or MS in Health Education and Promotion degree.

More about our BS in Public Health program

A bachelor’s in public health degree can open doors within your career path, with potential career roles including:*

  • Director of rehabilitation
  • Public administrator
  • Epidemiologist
  • Community health worker
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

To be considered for admission to this bachelor’s program, you must have a high school diploma or its equivalent and meet the general admission requirements. All applicants must submit a completed online application. Applicants who choose the competency-based option must transfer in 45 credits.

Your enrollment specialist will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with a Walden Enrollment Specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
Our Enrollment Specialists are ready to answer any questions you may have regarding this program. Fill out the form on this page to be contacted or call 855-203-5779.

Why earn your BS in Public Health at Walden?

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"I had worked with the county health department for 17 years. After completing my degree, I was offered a position at a Federally Qualified Health Center in administration as the medication management coordinator over seven clinics."

Pamela Quinn | B.S. in Public Health Graduate

Note on Certification

The BS in Public Health program with the Health Promotion and Wellness concentration has been designed to reflect the Seven Areas of Responsibility for Health Education Specialists outlined by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) to prepare students to sit for the national Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. Walden enrollment specialists can provide information relating to national certification exams; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand, evaluate, and comply with all requirements relating to national certification exams for the state in which he or she intends to practice. Walden makes no representations or guarantee that completion of Walden coursework or programs will permit an individual to obtain national certification. For more information about the CHES exam, students should visit www.nchec.org.