Public Health (Allied Health) BS

Move forward with your online Public Health degree with an Allied Health emphasis!

Program-at-a-Glance (Undergraduate)

Credit Hours:

Total Hours: 120

Major Area of Study: 30

Additional Requirements: 3

Cost per Credit Hour:

$370.59

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Completion Time:

2 years (4 semesters)

Accreditation:

The Council on Education for Public Health

Special Requirements:

Community College Allied Health programs such as respiratory care, radiology technology, and dental hygiene. must have graduated from an accredited two-year allied health program with an associate's degree


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If you work in healthcare, you already know the importance of keeping people and communities healthy. You promote it every day. Now you have the opportunity to make a larger impact in the health of the public without taking a break from your job. The online Public Health degree with an Allied Health emphasis is designed to help people, like you, in the field with an associate’s degree move their careers forward and improve more lives. But how will you do that?

While doctors and nurses focus on diagnosing and curing illnesses and injuries, Public Health professionals are invested in preventing illness and injuries while maintaining healthy and safe lives. With a background in an allied health field, you can combine your health care knowledge and experience with a new perspective on public health.

Public Health jobs focus on promoting wellness through healthy behaviors, tracking disease outbreaks, creating laws and policies that benefit the health of the population, and investigating and decreasing health disparities. With the online Public Health degree you can learn how to make an impact beyond the office.

If you have a passion for keeping people healthy, you can put yourself in a position to help more people, and make a greater impact. The first step is getting your online Public Health degree with an Allied Health emphasis from The University of Southern Mississippi.

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A number of scholarship opportunities are available to online students. To view our list of available scholarships for which you may qualify, visit our Golden Opportunities page.

The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, the online Public Health degree is accredited by The Council on Education for Public Health. That means you can expect a program with the highest standards and quality.

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