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The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health addresses a broad range of public health concerns, including individual disease prevention and injury/harm reduction behaviors, distribution and development of disease through epidemiological assessment and community program development, implementation, and evaluation.

The 4+1 BS/MPH is a rigorous 5-year program in which outstanding public health majors will have the opportunity to acquire a bachelor of science (BS) and master of public health (MPH) in social and behavioral science.

Enhance your major with the Public Health Minor, which expands your understanding of how natural sciences, social sciences and technology can be used to help solve human health problems.

The Nutrition Minor is designed for students interested in understanding food, where it comes from, and how it affects health. Enhance your understanding of diet and health, and improve your marketability in many professional paths.


The Master of Public Health (MPH) in Social and Behavioral Science provides a credential that indicates competency in social, environmental, and behavioral aspects of health, the analytic sciences of epidemiology and biostatistics, and principles of health service management, including program planning, evidence-based practice, and evaluation.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Social and Behavioral Health Science provides a critical and theoretical basis for advanced research in the field. Students are integrated into the professional public health community through departmental conferences, colloquia, and other activities. 

The Master of Public Health Dual Degree program offers two dual-degree programs for students to choose from: MSW/MPH and MPH/MSHI.