SLU's undergraduate major in public health educates students about health disparities in local, regional, national and international peoples. If students opt to major in public health at Saint Louis University as an undergraduate, they'll learn why some populations are healthier than others and they’ll consider factors like behaviour, the environment and social structures.
SLU's College for Public Health and Social Justice offers a degree for undergraduate students and an accelerated Bachelor of Science/Master of Public Health (M.P.H.). Students can complete the BS in four years and the MPH in five years.
Students in SLU's undergraduate public health program learn about global health trends such as the biological factors of humans and microorganisms, epidemic responses and other issues that form the basis of public health.
Bircham University’s Public Health program outlines public health practices, functions, programs and measures. The program addresses the organisation and structure of a health system, the historical perspective and future challenges. It provides a thorough description of core public health services, how public health services are implemented and how managed care impacts public health.
Subjects covered on this course include: Health Care Administration, Public Health, International Health Systems, Public Health Nutrition, Drinking Water & Health, Women & Children Health Policy, Gerontology Health Policy, Infectious Diseases, Hygiene & Safety, Occupational Toxicology, Public Affairs, Health Technology, Health Program Planning, Crisis & Emergency Management and Crisis Recovery Centre.
The Public Health module is available at Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctoral) Degree program levels.