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Program Goals

Program Goals

The graduate of the Public Health Program will be prepared to:

  1. Apply critical thinking skills to recognize the public health problems of vulnerable populations on a social and community scale.
  2. Describe multidisciplinary and ecological public health issues and concerns.
  3. Describe the biological basis of health and disease from a population viewpoint.
  4. Understand the role of health promotion and health prevention in public health.
  5. Recognize the role of quantitative methods in addressing Public Health issues.
  6. Utilize health policy and health administration to positively affect public health.
  7. Understand the role of the environment on health.
  8. Apply cultural competencies to public health problems.
  9. Utilize knowledge in global health issues and global consciousness to address health issues worldwide.