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BS in Public Health

Prevent disease and help promote healthier and safer communities through organized public health efforts.

Shape your future and the future of public health with Walden’s BS in Public Health. Find out how you can gain a solid foundation in a range of public health topics while developing essential leadership and critical thinking skills to promote social justice through healthier and safer communities.

Our BS in Public Health program will allow you to:

  • Choose from a range of concentrations and tailor your course of study.
  • Benefit from courses that prepare you for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
  • Accelerate into a master's program by taking graduate-level courses.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 28, 2019

Limited-Time Offer: Receive either a $6,000 or $4,000 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on May 28, 2019, based on your amount of Transfer of Credit.

Transfer Credits: Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

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Build fundamental healthcare management skills that are applicable across a variety of health settings and administrative positions.
Prepare for a public health career with an emphasis on behavior change techniques and communication skills to improve fitness, nutrition, and stress management.
Explore how culture, race, ethnicity, and experience play a role in a society’s ability to face health opportunities and challenges.
Earn credits toward your master’s degree by incorporating graduate-level courses into your course of study.

Accelerate Into Master's (AIM)

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In this program, you can earn credit toward a master’s degree while completing your undergraduate studies, saving you time and money.

More about our BS in Public Health program

A BS in Public Health degree will expand your career opportunities, with potential career settings including:*

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Department of Health
  • Fieldwork
  • Nonprofits
  • Child Healthcare
*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.

Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling , 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 .

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