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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:
Next Start Date: January 6, 2020
Limited-Time Offer: Receive up to a $4,500 grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on January 6, 2020.
Transfer Credits: Up to 135 credits
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If you prefer an instructor-led approach and learning on a predetermined schedule, the course-based format may be a good option for you.
Choose this format if you prefer a flexible learning experience with no set weekly deadlines, allowing you to make progress at your pace, on your schedule.
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.*Walden’s Tempo programs are priced as an all-you-can learn model, where students subscribe to 3-month learning periods instead of paying for courses or credit hours. We offer monthly Tempo starts, the first Monday of every month. If you start the BS Healthcare Management, BS Public Health, and BS Health Studies programs anytime in 2019, please note that the earliest you can complete the program is December 31, 2019.
A bachelor’s in public health degree can open doors within your career path, with potential career roles including:*
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 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 at 855-203-5779, 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.
"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."
Note on CertificationThe 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 advisors 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.