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By understanding the medical, social, ethical, and economic factors that affect community health, you can work toward developing solutions to public health problems in a variety of work environments such as:
Our program is structured so that you can enroll in the PhD in Public Health program even if you haven’t earned a master’s degree in the public health field.
Limited-Time Offer: Up to $10,000 in merit-based scholarships and first residency without residency fee available if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on March 4, 2019.
Next Start Date: March 4, 2019
Transfer Credits: Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.
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For those interested in promoting healthy lifestyles, this specialization addresses how to assess and improve the well-being of communities and public health systems.
Explore how diseases affect populations, and develop strategies for maintaining community health. Students choosing this specialization will conduct their own research, and focus on infectious and chronic diseases that can devastate entire communities.
Walden offers an online PhD in Public Health Completion Program for students who have completed all PhD requirements at an accredited university except the proposal and dissertation. With our completion program, you can transfer your doctoral coursework, finish your dissertation, and earn your PhD in Public Health. Learn more.
In this program, you will:
Additionally, you will also complete face-to-face residencies which give you a unique opportunity to network with our expert faculty and other doctoral students.
Whether you're interested in raising public awareness of health issues, managing healthcare organizations, or contributing to the policymaking process, the public health field offers a wide range of career options. Career options include:*
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
A master's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. 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 callingWalden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. , to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.
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