Bachelor in Public Health

Top 19 Bachelor Degrees in Public Health 2017

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Bachelor’s degree programs give students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the basics of a specific area of study. In most cases, programs take four years to complete, and graduates can use their knowledge to enter the workforce or as a stepping stone to a graduate program.

Just what is a Bachelor in Public Health? This degree option is the ideal choice for individuals who are interested in the many research and career opportunities available in the public health sector. Classes usually touch on the fundamentals of sociology, psychology, health informatics and microbiology. There are also programs that include a public health field practicum as a culminating experience for students, and this can require an electronic portfolio and presentation.

Advantages of enrolling in a public health bachelor’s degree program include preparing for a career in governmental health agencies, community-based agencies, education agencies and medical care services. Beside qualifying for entry-level positions, a degree can be instrumental to increasing an employee’s earning potential.

Circumstances that often influence the overall cost of degree programs include whether a student attends a local school or one located overseas, the overall length of the program and the cost of required course materials. It’s best to reach out to the admissions offices of individual schools for the most up-to-date information regarding tuition, fees and financial aid opportunities.

Common careers often available for those with a Bachelor in Public Health include public health engineer, health center administrator, industrial hygienist and federal/state environmentalist. An individual might also be intrigued at the idea of working as the director of a non-governmental organization (NGO), a job that entails supervising an organization’s management and health.

Explore the endless opportunities available for those with an undergraduate degree in public health. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor in Public Health

University of Tampa College of Natural and Health Sciences
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Tampa

The B.S. in Public Health degree program is designed for students primarily interested in the improvement of health and prevention of disease and disability. The program mission is to improve health [+]

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

The B.S. in Public Health degree program is designed for students primarily interested in the improvement of health and prevention of disease and disability. The program mission is to improve health throughout the lifespan. The program focuses on:

Identifying social and behavioral determinants of health, Developing and evaluating interventions and policies leading to the improvement of population health, and Preparing professionals for leadership positions in advocacy and public health service.

Upon completion of the program, students will be well qualified for graduate studies and/or leadership roles in public and private organizations. These organizations may include hospitals, group practices, community health centers, and community-based nonprofit organizations, public and private corporations, foundations, workplaces, schools, colleges, and local, state and federal public health agencies.... [-]


Bachelor of Community Health

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years July 2017 New Zealand Tauranga + 1 more

If making a real difference in people’s lives through being an advocate for health, or by developing well rounded methodologies in healthcare, drives you, then this new degree will set you on a career path in one of the world’s fastest growing industries. [+]

If making a real difference in people’s lives through being an advocate for health, or by developing well rounded methodologies in healthcare, drives you, then this new degree will set you on a career path in one of the world’s fastest growing industries. Community health professionals hold valuable jobs as health workers, educators, researchers, and policy-makers as well as a wide array of other roles. They look for ways to improve the holistic wellbeing of individuals, whānau/families, organisations and communities. With the Bachelor of Community Health, you’ll study a mix of core and specialist papers, developing your knowledge of health related theory and practice. You’ll choose to specialise in either public health or occupational health and safety and develop specific knowledge and skills in these areas that will assist you to work effectively. This three year degree will prepare you for work in the community with a strong knowledge base ranging from health basics (including anatomy and physiology) through to applied research and professional practice. Key points: Focus on improving holistic wellbeing, along with reducing disease and injury through preventative medicine and lifestyle changes Specialise in public health or occupational health and safety Small classes and personalised tuition – you will get more time with friendly tutors who work to attend to your individual learning needs Content Details You’ll study a mix of core and specialist papers, developing your knowledge of health related theory and practice, and choose to specialise in either public health or occupational health and safety. The... [-]

Bachelors in Health and Social Care Management

Sevanan Business School
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Bachelors in Health and Social Care are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate. [+]

Bachelors in Public Health. Bachelors in Health and Social Care Management Qualification’s objective Bachelors in Health and Social Care are designed to provide a specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate. They offer a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in their sector and their national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment. A key progression path for bachelors in health & social care learners is to the second or third year of a degree or honours degree programme, depending on the match of the bachelors degree programme in question. Any other qualification which you must have completed before taking the qualification This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following: Two level 3 passes (‘A’ level standard) A level 3 qualification, or above, as notified on the NQF or QCF of the United Kingdom or overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 3 qualification in the UK (or higher). Any prior knowledge, skills or understanding which you are required to have before taking the qualification None (provided that you meet the entry criteria listed above). Specimen Subjects The knowledge, skills and understanding which will be assessed as part of the qualification Services The knowledge, skills and understanding which will be assessed... [-]

Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health

Metropolitan University College
Campus Full time 7 semesters September 2017 Denmark Copenhagen

The Bachelor’s Degree in Global Nutrition and Health is a 3½ year higher education programme taught in English. [+]

The Bachelor’s Degree in Global Nutrition and Health is a 3½ year higher education programme taught in English. The programme is a full-time course of study corresponding to 210 ECTS credits, and is open to both Danish and international students. Focus is on global challenges within nutrition and health and the programme is aimed at the Danish as well as the international labour market.

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Structure of the programme The Bachelor Programme in Global Nutrition and Health consists of 7 semesters, each of 30 ECTS the student must complete to graduate as Bachelor of Global Nutrition and Health. Internships The Internships are an integrated part of the Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health. You have the opportunity to go on internships in Denmark or abroad. Bachelor Project On semester 7 you will be doing your Bachelor Project including your Bachelor Thesis. Bachelor Project – 30 ECTS Your study at The Bachelor's Degree in Global Nutrition and Health ends with a Bachelor Project consisting of an Academic Skills Training Course, an internship & a Bachelor Thesis. Bachelor Thesis Submission of a bachelor thesis is a partial requirement for completion of the Bachelor’s Degree in Global Nutrition and Health. By writing a thesis you demonstrate your ability to produce a relatively lengthy academic work while combining the skills you have gained during the first three years of education. Your Bachelor Thesis can be prepared individually or in groups of... [-]

Health Science Bachelor Study Program

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2017 Austria Krems

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian higher education institute to offer interdisciplinary medical degree programmes in line with the requirements of the Bologna model. The Health Sciences bachelor programme gives students the skills they need to enter new, cutting-edge health professions, and lays the foundations for developing medical expertise. [+]

Bachelors in Public Health. Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian higher education institute to offer interdisciplinary medical degree programmes in line with the requirements of the Bologna model. The Health Sciences bachelor programme gives students the skills they need to enter new, cutting-edge health professions, and lays the foundations for developing medical expertise. The combination of courses in human medicine, biomedical engineering and health economics is designed to produce medical experts with state-of-the-art skills profiles. Thanks to a clearly structured curriculum aimed at nurturing professional qualities, programme graduates will have developed interdisciplinary communication and problem-solving skills, and are also in a position to identify and respond to health-related problems. They are able to work effectively in the highly complex public health sector, skilfully discuss problems and take appropriate responsive action. A fully integrated curriculum geared towards enhancing expertise in a diverse range of subjects gives students the interdisciplinary communication, professional and problem-solving skills they require to address medical, biomedical engineering and health economics issues. The Health Sciences bachelor programme is a prerequisite for entry to, but not a replacement for the Human Medicine master programme, which is designed to build on the knowledge acquired by Health Sciences programme graduates. Assessment At the end of the degree programme, students sit a final examination, and are required to write a bachelor thesis which may be used as the basis for their subsequent master thesis and the related synopsis. The bachelor thesis enables students to enhance and demonstrate their... [-]

Bachelor in Occupational Safety & Health

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

Applying the skills learned in this program reduces potential safety, security and health losses. Safety science professionals are in demand, and UCM's Occupational Safety and Health program prepares you for a rewarding career in this field. [+]

Applying the skills learned in this program reduces potential safety, security and health losses. Safety science professionals are in demand, and UCM's Occupational Safety and Health program prepares you for a rewarding career in this field. Why Choose Occupational Safety and Health at UCM? UCM's Occupational Safety and Health program is ASAC-ABET accredited. Career placement rates for safety science graduates are very high. In addition to achievement awards, UCM's safety programs have more than nine scholarships available to students. What will I study? You'll learn the safety sciences issues faced in local, national and global contexts, and how to identify technical solutions to occupational safety and health problems. Courses include: Accident Investigation Industrial Fire Protection Industrial Ventilation for Environment Safety and Health Safety and Health Lab What can I do with a degree in Occupational Safety and Health? Construction Safety Director of Environmental Health Director of Public Health Health and Safety Officer Medical Clinic Director How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects. In Occupational Safety and Health, there are several involvement opportunities: American Society of Safety Engineers American Industrial Hygiene Association Rho Sigma Kappa Honor Society Collegiate Firefighters Association Air and Waste Management Association [-]

Bachelor of Science in Public Health Degree

Goodwin College
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA East Hartford

With today’s lightning-fast advancements in travel and technology, the most remote corners of the globe can seem as close as next door. And along with these exciting opportunities for increased contact comes the serious responsibility of safeguarding our public health. [+]

Bachelors in Public Health. With today’s lightning-fast advancements in travel and technology, the most remote corners of the globe can seem as close as next door. And along with these exciting opportunities for increased contact comes the serious responsibility of safeguarding our public health. No one likes to think about public health emergencies like SARS and the Zika virus, but they are certain to happen. When they do, we need to be as prepared as possible to manage their effects. Committed, trained professionals — someone like you — are needed to step up, respond, and protect our communities from these threats to our collective safety. Goodwin’s career-focused Public Health curriculum, taught by industry content experts, will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to stand out in this critically important field. Unlike many other public health programs in the state, Goodwin offers comprehensive training that will prepare you for a wide variety of career paths upon graduation. You can take classes during the day or evening, and coursework is available in a hybrid online/on-campus format that provides you with the flexibility you need to complete your degree without putting your life on hold. More than ever, we need trained professionals who can respond to public health emergencies, infectious disease outbreaks, and chronic disease epidemics like diabetes and obesity. You will deliver health interventions, collect and analyze data, provide counseling and support, and help connect individuals to organizations that improve health. As a graduate of our bachelor’s degree program... [-]

BNSc in Nursing Science

Igbinedion University, Okada
Campus Full time 4 years March 2018 Nigeria Benin City

The Bachelor of Nursing Sciences degree requires systematic acquisition of knowledge in the arts and sciences leading to the acquisition of the philosophical attitudes essential for professional Nursing practice. The BNSc program of Igbinedion University is professional as well as academic. It ensures that men and women who are genuinely interested in the Nursing profession are able to pursue an academic career like their counterparts in other disciplines. [+]

THE LAW ESTABLISHING THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES The Education (National Minimum Standards and Establishment of Institutions (amendment) Decree 1993, otherwise known as Decree No 9 of 1 st January 1993 is the law under which Certificate No. 0001 of 24 th April 1999 was issued by the Honourable Minister of Education on behalf of the Federal Military Government. Objectives of the College a. To organize and offer courses of instructions leading to degree, diplomas, certificates and other university qualifications and distinctions in medical studies and such related studies as may be prescribed by the Senate. b. To organize and provide training and courses whether leading to university qualifications or not for such persons as may be prescribed by Senate c. To arrange and organize conferences, seminars, studies in the interest of public erudition. d. To tackle the problem of acute shortage of medical personnel in Nigeria, Africa and the world at large. e. To fill the gap created by brain drain of medical personnel in Nigeria. f. To encourage medical research in all fields of medical endeavor. g. To ensure maintenance of quality and standards in Medical Education both at graduate and postgraduate levels. h. To give qualitative medical education both at graduate and postgraduate levels in order to produce efficient and highly skilful doctors dedicated to the Primary Health Care delivery; and to the teaching of Medical Sciences. i. To produce doctors who will uphold the highest ethical standard of the profession. j. To perform any other function... [-]

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 4 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Medicine was established in August 2004 as a Center of Excellence in Health research, capacity building and product development. The School has grown has grown rapidly and has seen Public Health component branch off to form the School of Public Health. [+]

Bachelors in Public Health. The School of Medicine was established in August 2004 as a Center of Excellence in Health research, capacity building and product development. The School has grown has grown rapidly and has seen Public Health component branch off to form the School of Public Health. The School offers several Senate and Government approved and regulated health related programmes and is currently using several Government Health facilities for the clinical placements, attachments and rotations of its students as it puts up a modern Teaching, research and Referral Hospital commissioned by His Excellency President Mwai Kibaki. Entry Requirements 1. Candidates shall have met the minimum University and School of Medicine entry requirements. 2. Candidates shall have obtained a mean grade of at least C+ at K.C.S.E. and passed the subject clusters indicated or 2 principal passes at A level or their equivalents: Alternative A Biology B Chemistry B Mathematics or Physics C+ English or Kiswahili B Alternative B Biological Sciences B+ Physical Sciences B+ Mathematics C+ English or Kiswahili B OR 3. Two principal passes in Biology and Chemistry and a subsidiary pass in Physics or Mathematics OR 4. Holders of a Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery from a recognized Medical Training Institution and must be registered as Clinical Officers. The candidate must have attained the minimum University entry requirements of C+ at KCSE division II at O level. Duration and Programme of Study The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree programme (MBChB) is a full... [-]

Bachelor in Public Health

UNIVERSITATEA BABEȘ-BOLYAI
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Romania Cluj-Napoca

Cluj School of Public Health is the only Public Health program taught completely in English in the entire Central and Eastern Europe. The program was designed in order to prepare independent professionals in the field of Public Health at the highest standards. The program is customized to cover every aspect of Public Health’s field, but is also allowing students to focus on their area of interest... [+]

Cluj School of Public Health is the only Public Health program taught completely in English in the entire Central and Eastern Europe. The program was designed in order to prepare independent professionals in the field of Public Health at the highest standards. The program is customized to cover every aspect of Public Health’s field, but is also allowing students to focus on their area of interest. Also, the program is highly competitive and challenging, but supportive and student-oriented, with experienced professors and mentors that offer a world-class education leading to successful graduates. It is a program designed to link learning, teaching and research, in a way in which theoretical knowledge can be applied. The program offers various career perspectives and professional opportunities in a new, dynamic and challenging field. This way, the program brings an interdisciplinary approach on Public Health tackling five major fields: Health Policy and Management, Social and Behavioral Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, and Environmental Health. The Program A rigorously structured academic curriculum which acquaintes students with the Public Health field, starting with the basic knowledge and offering along the way the possibility of a deeper understanding on specific areas of interest. A special designed program in which theoretical knowledge is inextricably linked with practical activities. A mentorship program to offer you support and advice on all aspects of your academic work. Innovative teaching and learning practices. The Facilities SPH’s library – includes over 1500 titles (books, periodicals, CDs and DVDs) covering a range of Public Health topics, being... [-]

Bachelor in Physiotherapy

Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Campus Full time 3 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. S/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and rehabilitation care, which can be provided in medical facilities of all types, including rehabilitation institutions and specialized departments, social care facilities, spas and sports facilities. [+]

Bachelors in Public Health. The graduate in physiotherapy is qualified for a paramedical health care profession. S/he is allowed to provide treatment within preventive, diagnostic, remedial and rehabilitation care, which can be provided in medical facilities of all types, including rehabilitation institutions and specialized departments, social care facilities, spas and sports facilities. S/he is endowed with practical skills within the full extent of physiotherapy, acts independently and uses a broad spectrum of physiotherapeutic methods, including therapeutic procedures based on physical agents. S/he is able to assess the effect of the therapy applied. The therapist is endowed with knowledge and skills that comply with the WCPT regulations. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria The process of admission is conducted via a postal form. The Admission Committee decides on acceptance or non-acceptance without the applicant’s presence. The decision is based on the complete documents sent by the applicant, or on the results of the applicant’s discontinued studies at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University (UK FTVS). Conditions for admission The applicant is required to send an Application Form and a Letter of Motivation together with: a/ a sport doctor’s confirmation, b/ for the Bachelor study programme – a certificate of educational background, required by the Act on Higher Education (e.g. a national secondary school leaving exam certificate, or a ‘nostrification’ (Czech Republic recognition of secondary education), c/ curriculum vitae and a letter(s) of recommendation for study, d/ internationally recognised certificate(s) proving the applicant’s English language skills. Information... [-]

Bachelor Degree in Physiotherapy

The Department of European Studies “Jean Monnet“
Online & Campus Combined Full time 3 years Open Enrollment Switzerland Locarno

Physiotherapy is an autonomous profession whose practitioners should work in an open and equal professional relationship with other health professionals. Physiotherapists assess patients and then plan and implement treatment using various forms of physical resources (movement, electricity, water, heat, minerals, mud, climatic conditions, ultrasound, laser) in cooperation with the patients or users and their families, under the supervision and under the direction of medical doctors-specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The curriculum is adapted to the modern needs of the profession, is appropriate for the student's abilities and current needs of modern health care and health tourism. Duration of study: The course lasts for six (6) semesters. Three (3) academic years Credits: 180 ECTS [+]

Competency achieved upon completion of the proposed studies After completing three years or six semesters (180 ECTS) of undergraduate study in Physiotherapy, students will be competent to organize and implement models application of physiotherapy which are trained for independent work in medical institutions, health-rehabilitation centers, professional sport clubs and other facilities for health tourism. The Bachelor in physiotherapy qualify themselves with their education for participation in the rehabilitation team work through: - Assessment of the status of the user and the need for physiotherapy treatment - Conduct kinesiometry and other measurements in order to diagnose functions of the locomotor system - Planning and Programming physiotherapy treatments - The application of special physiotherapy treatments according to the needs of users - Evaluation of the effects of treatment - Participation in education physiotherapists and other health professionals - Participating in research in the field of physical therapy - Training for teamwork, especially for interdisciplinary model in solving users problems - Continue of their own education - Work on the improvement of the profession. Studies program should help future physiotherapists: - the acquisition of humanistic and holistic approach to the person who is in the treatment of physical therapy, - achieve sensitivity to individual needs and preferences, -in action according to established or identified needs, - to provide the skills, - the foundation of practice on knowledge, - to develop critical thinking, - to encourage interest in continuing professional development. - to encourage scientific research in the field of physiotherapy Linkage studies with... [-]

Bachelor of Nursing (B.S.N.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time August 2017 Puerto Rico Aguadilla Arecibo San Juan + 1 more

The Nursing Program has as its mission the formation of nurses able to offer competent, sensible, effective, safe, and quality nursing care to the client person, family and community. [+]

Bachelors in Public Health. The Nursing Program has as its mission the formation of nurses able to offer competent, sensible, effective, safe, and quality nursing care to the client person, family and community. The Program aims to produce graduates prepared to: 1. Provide care with autonomy and with interdisciplinary collaboration and sensitivity to ethical-legal and cultural values and directed to the achievement of the best results for the client. 2. Coordinate care by applying leadership and management skills that lead to the highest quality care with the minimum of cost. 3. Assume a commitment as a member of the discipline in harmony with the standards of the practice. For the development of this professional, diverse and flexible modalities of study are offered. This facilitates mobility for the baccalaureate. The Bachelor’s Program of the Aguadilla, Arecibo and Metropolitan campuses is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. (NLNAC) (http://www.acenursing.org). [-]

Bachelor of Public Health

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas + 1 more

The Food Safety study programme is aimed to prepare the professionals devoted to the application of their skills and knowledge for the protection and improvement of public health through ensuring and enhancing food safety along food production chain and by reducing human exposure to chemical and biological hazards arising from the food consumption. [+]

Bachelor of Public Health - Food Safety 

 

Brief information about programmeType of studies: Bachelor's studiesDuration: 4 yearsDegree: Bachelor of Public Health, Food Safety programmeECTS credits: 240 Curriculum The Food Safety study programme is aimed to prepare the professionals devoted to the application of their skills and knowledge for the protection and improvement of public health through ensuring and enhancing food safety along food production chain and by reducing human exposure to chemical and biological hazards arising from the food consumption.Teaching Methods Coursework is organized into semesters: students have 5-7 subjects every semester. A few compulsory placements must be completed at food-related laboratories, food industry, veterinary services or bodies responsible for safety in the food chain. Evaluation of performance Examinations are taken upon completion of each subject. The studies are completed by a bachelor's thesis defence.Competences you gain Graduates in food safety will have the ability to:... [-]


Bachelor of Applied Arts in Gerontology

St. Thomas University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Fredericton

The study of Gerontology will give you academic skills, as well as self-care and self-exploration strategies. You will learn how to conduct interviews with older adults. You will learn how to design recreation and educational programs for older adults. You will learn critical thinking as you explore controversial and ethical issues in long-term care, end of life, work life, as well as images in the media and popular culture. [+]

Bachelors in Public Health. At one time, talks of aging prompted images of failing health, isolation, and lack of purpose. Today, people are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives. Gerontology is the study of changes that take place in the process of aging. Studying Gerontology at St. Thomas, you will explore the impact of the way society defines aging and how individuals actually experience and understand their own later years. You will examine aging from sociological, psychological, physical, spiritual, and philosophical perspectives. Courses focus on issues that concern older persons themselves, and range from an examination of health-care needs to the understanding of wisdom. St. Thomas is also home to The Third Age Centre, an autonomous, community-based, non-profit organization to empower older adults to maintain healthy, independent, active lifestyles. The centre conducts research and public education on issues of particular concern to older adults. We are also affiliated with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Narrative. Students are often invited to be involved in projects undertaken by these centres. CRITICAL & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS The study of Gerontology will give you academic skills, as well as self-care and self-exploration strategies. You will learn how to conduct interviews with older adults. You will learn how to design recreation and educational programs for older adults. You will learn critical thinking as you explore controversial and ethical issues in long-term care, end of life, work life, as well as images in the media and popular culture. COMMON CAREERS AND GRADUATE PATHWAYS Graduates from... [-]