SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Public Health
Participate in programs that empower you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in a variety of settings. The Department of Health and Human Performance is dedicated to providing you with the knowledge and resources to succeed.
Enjoy learning from award-winning faculty. Our instructors have the knowledge and passion to help you succeed.
Foster your education with a space designed for innovation and collaboration. Our new Nursing and Health Science Building features state-of-the-art equipment and facilities that provide you with an unmatched experience.
Our faculty will help you tackle complex challenges and discover solutions with hands-on research in the classroom and through internships.
Develop your skills by earning your bachelor's degree in public health. Our program opens many opportunities within the community.
Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
Data from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018
Internship experience provides a solid foundation for career success. Public health students are required to complete an internship during their senior year. Internships give students practical work experience with health promotion companies or organizations.
This course will introduce students to social justice as a public health issue and assist them in discovering their ability to create positive change in their own world. Social justice will provide a foundation for students to explore concepts, issues, and remedies, thereby developing the necessary analytical tools and information to see inequality and injustice and address historical and contemporary issues relevant to students' present-day lives.
This course will involve program planning in the health promotion field, including needs assessment, missions, goals and field objectives of health promotion programs.
This course covers the basic principles of epidemiology, with applications to investigations of chronic and infectious diseases. Explores various study concepts appropriate for disease surveillance and studies of etiology and prevention.
This course includes program implementation and evaluation in several health promotion settings.
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.