Healthcare

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. 

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Morgan Gilbert
Enrollment Manager
Adult, Graduate & Online Operations

Office: 330.490.7421
mgilbert@walsh.edu

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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.

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