B.S in Public Health

Make a Difference in the World

With a B.S. in Public Health, you'll prepare for a career that creates healthy communities through education, research and promotion of healthy environments and lifestyles. Also explore the minors below and the accelerated BS to MS degree program.

Earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) or Master of Science in Health Information Management

Make a difference in the world by improving human health. Our programs include:

Doctoral Degrees

Graduate Certificates

Public Health Certificate Programs

To apply or for more information, contact the undergraduate or graduate admissions office.

Meet Our Students

UMass Lowell student Edward Judge sits at a desk.
EJ Judge ’19, ’21
Applied Biomedical Sciences, Master of Public Health

EJ Judge received his Master of Public Health degree during the pandemic, which provided real-world opportunities to learn what epidemiology is all about.

I wanted to get into a field where I could help people. I was supported by professors who quickly became mentors.
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Shannon Gray '18, '19
Public Health

Shannon Gray started earning her master's degree in Public Health with a focus on epidemiology as an undergraduate. Her internship with the Uxbridge Board of Health broadened her exposure to the role public health professionals play and strengthened her skills.

The curriculum, professors and internships for the MPH program are excellent.
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Sandra Ocampo standing in front of a dresser with books.
Sandra Ocampo '24
Master of Public Health, Dietetics

Sandra Ocampo switched her career from investment management to dietetics.

I felt confident that the MPH dietetics program would offer me a solid path to my future of becoming a registered dietitian.
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Tara Lynch '15, '19
Psychology, Public Health

Tara Lynch's experience during her undergraduate psychology program practicum working with a community agency to improve outcomes for rape survivors led her to pursue a Master of Public Health.

Designing studies, analyzing risk factors and human behaviors – that's what I'm doing right now, and it's what I love.
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