Bachelor of Science
Prepare to work in careers related to public health and make a positive impact on quality of life for individuals and communities.
The Bachelor of Science in Public Health is designed to promote an understanding of health and disease based on public health principles. The curriculum provides general knowledge regarding public health principles and practice. Fieldwork provides students with an experience that incorporates classroom learning into public health practice and prepares them for future employment.
Successful applicants will be admitted to Pre-Public Health. Requirements to progress to the Public Health professional major include:
- University of Arizona GPA greater than 2.5.
- Completion of all pre-health prerequisite courses with a grade of C or higher. Students may have up to 5 units of prerequisites still outstanding at the time of application.
- Completion of the major application, including resume and statement of objectives.
Prerequisites can be found using the Public Health Curriculum Guide.
Cost & Eligibility
Public Health Program Overview
Students who graduate with a public health degree change the world, their communities, and themselves. They earn skills to work in public health policy, social work, epidemiology, health education, and other fields essential to modern society.