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

Cassie Harding chats with Asst. Prof. Angela Wangari Walter
Cassie Harding '15, '17
Public Health

Cassie Harding’s internship experiences as a public health student inspired her to tackle the big health and wellness challenges facing people in the cities and towns around her.

The internships and practicum experiences were invaluable to me and are ultimately what allowed me to apply all the skills I was learning in my academic courses.
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UMass Lowell alumni Mindasari Daniar stands outside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital where she works
Mindasari Daniar '17, '19
Nutritional Science, Public Health

Mindasari Daniar's upbringing in Indonesia inspired her to study nutrition. She now works at Massachusetts General Hospital in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and is pursing her Master of Public Health degree.

I really love my job and am appreciative of the real-world experiences I gained at UML.
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Nery Rodriguez reads with a child
Nery Rodriguez '22
Public Health

For Nery Rodriguez, public health is the perfect major to combine science with helping people and communities.

With public health, you’re looking at a population and how to deal with health disparities.
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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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