Department of Public Health

The Department of Public Health offers science-based programs that prepare individuals to become public health professionals, health care managers, and researchers working to create a sustainable future. Our programs provide the foundation for the design, implementation, and evaluation of health policies and programs.

Our degree programs include BS in Community Health,  BS in Environmental Health, MS in Health Informatics and Management, with distinct concentrations in Health Informatics and Health Management. 

Community Health Internships

Students in the Community Health and Environmental Health programs participate in a required practicum experience in the final semester of their senior year. For Community Health students the practicum is 10 credits, and for the Environmental Health students it is a 7-credit internship. The link below will bring you to our practicum website. You will find an abbreviated list of current and past participating Organizations. Some of this website is password-protected for faculty and current preceptors in order to provide a secure location for academic assessment of students in their practicum internships. Much of the website is publicly accessible, however providing information about the program and the practicum experiences of our students.

For more information, contact the Department of Public Health.