Bachelor of Public Health Program By University of Kentucky |Top Universities

Bachelor of Public Health

Bachelor of Public Health

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
This program is for the student seeking a broad-based, scientifically grounded, and professionally-oriented foundation for impacting health. Public Health focuses on populations with an integrated approach of identifying behaviors that affect health; advocating for primary prevention of disease; promoting healthcare equity, quality and accessibility; and transforming healthcare systems. Careers Grow Your Future The bachelor’s degree gives students a unique knowledge base, allowing them to apply for many entry-level jobs within public health. With a Bachelor of Public Health degree, students can apply for jobs in health departments, non-profit organizations, international health organizations, and more. Additional job opportunities include: Serving as a program assistant with an international health organization Carrying out health-related assessments at construction sites Working as a research assistant with a nonprofit organization Doing consulting work related to disease prevention Working at a company that does health marketing Conducting air quality sampling and surveying Responding to calls at a West Nile virus hotline For Career Counseling, please contact Scot McIntosh: or (859) 218-4394. What You'll Study The BPH program has four overall student learning outcomes. In order to demonstrate achievement of these outcomes, the BPH program faculty has developed competencies which students demonstrate through coursework and a culminating experience. Students will demonstrate knowledge of public health from an interdisciplinary perspective show competency in ethical issues, social responsibility, and problem solving using evidence-based concepts in core public health areas show competency in relationship-building and team dynamics to plan and promote public health and reduce health disparities apply theories and concepts to communicate the interconnectedness among the physical, social, and environmental aspects of population health