The water we drink, the air we breathe, the food we eat, the places in which we live and work, and the diseases we try to manage are all shaped by the science of public health.
The public health major is an interdisciplinary major that engages students with the diverse field of public health. The major serves as a foundation for students interested in a broad range of public health careers, from biostatistics and epidemiology to health education and health policy to global and environmental health. It also prepares students for graduate training in these fields or in related professional health careers such as medicine, nursing, or social work. Students are strongly urged to do an internship as part of the major.
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Research global health in Hungary and learn how to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS and extreme poverty. Discover how to influence health care policies by doing an internship in Washington D.C. Partner with SafeWater Ghana and bring clean water to people at risk from poor water consumption.
New students are automatically considered for general academic scholarships ranging from $1,000-15,000 based on a careful review of their application materials.
For a complete listing of departmental scholarships available to first-year students, use the Scholarship Search ».