Upon degree completion, BSPH graduates will have the knowledge and skills to address the following nine (9) Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) Bachelor’s Public Health Domains:

  • Overview of Public Health: Address the history and philosophy of public health as well as its core values, concepts, and functions across the globe and in society.
  • Role and Importance of Data in Public Health: Address the basic concepts, methods, and tools of public health data collection, use, and analysis and why evidence-based approaches are an essential part of public health practice.
  • Identifying and Addressing Population Health Challenges:  Address the concepts of population health, and the basic processes, approaches, and interventions that identify and address the major health-related needs and concerns of populations.
  • Human Health:  Address the underlying science of human health and disease including opportunities for promoting and protecting health across the life course.
  • Determinants of Health:  Address the socio-economic, behavioral, biological, environmental, and other factors that impact human health and contribute to health disparities.
  • Project Implementation:  Address the fundamental concepts and features of project implementation, including planning, assessment, and evaluation.
  • Overview of the Health System:  Address the fundamental characteristics and organizational structures of the U.S. health system as well as to the differences in systems in other countries.
  • Health Policy, Law, Ethics, and Economics:  Address the basic concepts of legal, ethical, economic, and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy, and the roles, influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government.
  • Health Communications:  Address the basic concepts of public health-specific communication, including technical and professional writing and the use of mass media and electronic technology.