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Public Health

Walsh University's bachelor's degree in public health allows busy, working adults to enjoy the flexibility of online learning without sacrificing the stability of in-class instruction. A public health degree is ideal for individuals with a strong interest in health policy and in socioeconomic and sociocultural aspects of public health. Curriculum includes courses in biology, sociology, human behaviors and other health-related topics.


Morgan Gilbert, Enrollment Manager
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Upcoming Start Dates: October 23, January 8 and march 11

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Infographic: Employment in the field of Public Health is expected to grow 32% by 2029...faster than the average growth for all occupations

Meet Jenn

In April 2020, more than 10 years from the day she started, Jennifer Stidd '20 successfully completed the necessary courses to earn her bachelor's degree from Walsh University.

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Why Walsh?

  • Personal Attention. Our class sizes are small, giving students more one-on-one attention from their instructors.
  • Accelerated Format. Designed for busy, working adults, this degree can be completed by taking online courses offered in accelerated 8-week sessions.
  • Responsible Best Practices. As part of the Walsh University mission, we place a great deal of focus on the ethical practice of healthcare administration. 

Expanded Online Course Options

This program includes select online courses taught in collaboration with other colleges across the country through our innovative partnership with Rize giving you access to a wide range of incredible instructors and more flexible scheduling options.

Career Opportunities

Upon completing a B.A. in public health, graduates are prepared for work in areas including government, nonprofits, consulting and advocacy organizations. Many graduates go on to medical school, pharmacy school or other graduate programs. Some also pursue careers such as:

  • Program assistant for health organizations
  • Health-related assessment coordinator
  • Research assistant with a nonprofit organization
  • Consulting work