Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Data is the backbone of all public health programming, evaluation, and surveillance. Join the quantitative track and gain skills to answer public health’s most important data-driven questions!
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 identify key sources of health data
- Students will be able to implement data management and quality control techniques for a commonly used data entry system
- Students will be able to execute dataset integration and conduct basic statistical analyses on existing datasets
- Students will be able to communicate public health information in written form and using a variety of media
- Students will be able to synthesize epidemiological information
- EPID 411: Health and Disease Across Time and the World
- EPID 450: Health Data Acquisition, Assessment, and Integration
- EPID 479: Infections and Epidemics
- BIOS 451: Health Data Management and Visualization
- BIOS 452: Health Data Analysis and Communication Methods
- EPID 453: Health Data Science Practice
- 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.