The Public Health Sciences major provides rigorous curriculum, but also offers career development opportunities through partnerships with local, community-based organizations and public agencies.
Public Health is the science and art of creating healthy communities through education, research, and promotion of healthy lifestyles. Classes will include an introduction to Public Health and will build upon science, statistics, and general education classes.
Public Health Sciences careers include, but are not limited to:
Skill competencies include knowledge of public health models, health risk assessments, health screenings, health promotion programming, and surveillance of disease outbreaks in a community.
Begin exploring careers and opportunities in the Public Health Sciences through these classes:
Descriptions available in the College Catalog.
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There are two Public Health degrees currently being offered at BC. Select a degree to learn more about each program.
For more information on Public Health coursework and employment opportunities, explore the following resources:
There are a wide range of careers available in Public Health across both the private and public sectors.
In the video below, Brynn Carrigan, Assistant Director of KCPHS, highlights a few careers available at KCPHS, such as:
Explore a list of resources from our Public Health Information Session with the UCLA Public Health Scholars Training Program on October 30, 2017.