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BS in Public Health

Improve the quality of life for communities and entire populations.

Build your knowledge of public health education, research, and practice and explore how to shape policies and implement prevention and wellness programs and services.

Our BS in Public Health program will allow you to:

  • Choose from several specializations, so you can focus on what is important to you
  • Accelerate into a master's program by taking graduate-level courses within this program
  • Study current and relevant issues and topics within the field of public health

Fast Facts

Limited-Time Offer: $5,000 grant for eligible students
Next Start Date: January 8, 2018
Transfer Credits: Up to 75% of required undergraduate credits

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Develop the knowledge and skills to work with communities and policymakers in a variety of roles that promote and support child development, health, and wellness.

Gain a better understanding of each phase of the disaster and emergency management process, from prevention to preparation, relief, and recovery.

Cultivate a cross-cultural understanding of a population’s response to disease, preventive health behaviors, and health education.

Learn to influence public health education with public relations strategies that can promote public health awareness on a local or global level.

Learn to apply information technology to promote public safety, enhance health delivery systems, and facilitate the sharing of information between healthcare professionals in order to improve patient care.

Develop fundamental health management skills that are applicable across a variety of health settings and administrative positions.

Promote preventive health measures across populations as you explore how nutrition, physical fitness, sexuality and relationships, and stress management affect wellness.

Gain knowledge on how culture, race, ethnicity, and experience play a role in a society’s ability to face health opportunities and challenges.

Accelerate Into Master's (AIM)

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Walden's unique curriculum for the BS in Public Health program allows you to choose from a wide variety of concentrations to fit your interests, as well as participate in the Accelerate Into Master's (AIM) degree option.

Transition from a bachelor’s degree to a master’s degree in less time with Walden’s Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM) degree option.

AIM offers high-achieving undergraduate students an opportunity to take as many as five graduate-level courses in their undergraduate coursework. Upon completion, credits from these courses can be applied toward a master’s degree. With the AIM degree option, you can earn your master’s degree in as little as one year, depending on your individual progress and degree program.

More about our BS in Public Health program

The public health field offers a wide range of career options. Walden's BS in Public Health can prepare you for careers that include:*

  • Health services manager
  • Operations manager
  • Public health information officer
  • Risk analyst
  • Safety and health specialist

*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older.
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours.
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden.

You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

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

Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 8552035779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.

Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.

Our enrollment advisors 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?

Jimmy Watson

"What surprised me most about my Walden experience was the ease of completing my degree while working full time."

Jimmy Watson | MHA student, BS in Health Studies graduate