La Salle University’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health Program educates beginning professionals for interdisciplinary, collaborative health care practice in local, regional, national, and global environments. Graduates plan, implement, and evaluate health programs to improve the health of vulnerable and diverse groups through organized community efforts. The program prepares students for graduate study.
The B.S. in Public Health Program maintains that the health and safety of communities, including vulnerable and diverse groups, is essential to the welfare of global citizens. The degree provides a professionally-focused program that promotes students’ understanding of broad and focused public health concerns in community, regional, and state-wide locations as well as nationally and internationally. Students value the diversity of all persons and appreciate social justice issues.
The B.S. in Public Health Program educates professionals at the beginning of their careers to provide interdisciplinary, collaborative health-care services aimed at health education, the promotion of health, and the prevention of disease through evaluation of population-specific health issues and delivery of programs for communities and vulnerable populations.