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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.
Next Start Date: November 29, 2021
Transfer Credits: Up to 43 credits
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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.
Learn how to identify, measure and analyze environmental and occupational public health issue and design evidence-based solutions for public health hazards.
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.
A Personalized Guide to Completing Your Doctorate
Earning your online PhD in Public Health requires commitment, perseverance, and hard work. You can do it, and Walden is here to help—with our Doctoral Degree Coach™.
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 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.
"My PhD has helped me feel empowered to contribute and share my opinion in my industry."
†Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) IPEDS database. Based on the most recent year of completions survey data available, using CIP code family 51.2201 “Public Health, General” for Doctor’s degree – Research/Scholarship. Available at https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/use-the-data. (Retrieved January 2021; may consist of or include provisional release data.)
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A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*
*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.
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