Public Health Education (B.S.)
Educate the public about healthy practices to improve wellness and quality of life.
Improve the quality of life by preventing illness and disease, and promoting healthy practices. With a degree in public health education, you’ll be qualified to serve the public in community health clinics, hospitals, government agencies, schools, and other organizations.
- Program type:
- On-campus or online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Public Health Education at UND?
The Public Health Education program is based on a strong foundation in the health sciences, social sciences and psychology. You'll think critically and scientifically, while enhancing communication skills and leadership experiences with a focus on social justice. You will be exposed to the ethical principles of public health practice in your work with diverse populations.
Public health students experience:
- Applied learning. All students complete a 12-credit internship, engage in service-learning projects, and are encouraged to participate in public health study abroad opportunities.
- Flexibility and convenience. Earn your degree on-campus or 100% online.
- Opportunities for advancement. Earn both your undergraduate and graduate degrees at UND in just five years.
You'll study five core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral sciences, health policy and management, and environmental health. You'll have the option to choose a path that allows you to serve the broader public or one that prepares you to teach health education in schools.
Public Health Education Student
Watch public health education major, Madi Wahlen, in action.