Public Health (B.A.)
About the Program
Boise State University's online Public Health degree is designed for students like you, that want to make the world a healthier place. The program is a great fit for people with a passion for health equity and wellness and focuses on developing essential skills that can be applied across a range of settings to promote the health and well-being of people, communities and population. You can transfer in coursework completed at a regionally accredited institution or start your degree at Boise State University through our Online Degree Pathway. This program also prepares graduates for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam
Lower Division Degree Requirements: At least 37 credits from University Foundations requirements (can be completed through transfer credits)37 credits
Major Requirements complete the following 2 requirements54 creditsMajor RequirementsTake all of the followingPUBH210 - Health Services Administration3 creditsPUBH230 - Healthy Environments, Healthy People3 creditsPUBH240 - Foundations of Health Education and Promotion3 creditsPUBH303 - Foundations of Public Health3 creditsPUBH310 - Evidence-Based Public Health3 creditsPUBH315 - Health Policy & Ethics3 creditsPUBH318 - Public Health Analysis3 creditsPUBH382 - Research Methods in Health3 creditsPUBH418 - Advanced Public Health Analysis3 creditsPUBH455 - Public Health Project2 creditsPUBH480 - Epidemiology3 creditsPUBH488 - Student Outcomes Assessment0 creditsHLTH400 - Interprofessional Capstone (FF)1 creditTake 1 to 7 courses from the following, 21 total hoursPUBH355 - Human Health and Disease3 creditsPUBH365 - Quality Improvement and Performance Management3 creditsPUBH419 - Public Health Communications3 creditsPUBH420 - Strategic Planning & Proj Mgmt3 creditsPUBH460 - Determinants of Health3 creditsPUBH470 - Collaborating for Change3 creditsPUBH344 - Health Behavior Theory and Practice3 creditsPUBH440 - Health Education and Promotion Programming3 creditsPUBH342 - HEP Methods3 credits
Electives to total 120 Credits29 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.