Bachelor of Science in Public Health
If you have a mind for data and analysis and want to use it to help others, consider majoring in Public Health with a Quantitative Methods in Public Health emphasis.
The public health field always has a need for analytical minds for tracking and prevention of disease. The University of Arizona's Bachelor of Science with a major in Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Students pursuing the Quantitative Methods in Public Health emphasis take courses on the acquisition, assessment, analysis, management and communication of health data. They also study health research and epidemiology. In addition, undergraduates complement their coursework with an internship that provides them with professional public health experience in their area of interest.
- Students will be able to communicate public health information in written form.; CEPH Competency 1: Public Health Communication: Students should be able to communicate public health information, in both oral and written forms and through a variety of media, to diverse audiences
- Students will be able to communicate using a variety of media including an ePortfolio.; CEPH Competency 1: Public Health Communication: Students should be able to communicate public health information, in both oral and written forms and through a variety of media, to diverse audiences
- Students will be able to synthesize epidemiological information.; CEPH Competency 2: Information Literacy: Students should be able to locate, use, evaluate, and synthesize information
- EPID 411: Health and Disease Across Time and the World
- BIOS 450: Health Data Acquisition, Assessment, and Integration
- EPID 479: Infections and Epidemics
- Public health research
- Data analysis
- Health data management
LEVEL OF MATH
LEVEL OF SECOND LANGUAGE
2nd Semester Proficiency
ADDITIONAL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
This major has additional admission criteria. Please see here for more information.
For more information about declaring this track for your degree, contact an undergraduate advisor.