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Public Health

Public Health is a dynamic field that focuses on saving lives on a population level through disease and injury prevention strategies. Public Health includes a variety of challenging disciplines such as epidemiology, biostatistics, health services, environmental health, behavioral health, and occupational health.Health risk assessments, health screenings, health promotional programming, and surveillance of disease outbreaks are examples of public health services. Public Health professionals work within a variety of settings, including state and local health departments, hospitals, workplaces wellness programs, government agencies, educational institutions, research organizations, and international development agencies. This curriculum is designed as a guide to students planning to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a bachelor's degree in Public Health. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.