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Quantitative Methods in Public Health Track

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

If you have a mind for data and analysis and want to use it to help others, consider majoring in Public Health with a Quantitative Methods in Public Health emphasis.

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The public health field always has a need for analytical minds for tracking and prevention of disease. The University of Arizona's Bachelor of Science with a major in Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Students pursuing the Quantitative Methods in Public Health emphasis take courses on the acquisition, assessment, analysis, management and communication of health data. They also study health research and epidemiology. In addition, undergraduates complement their coursework with an internship that provides them with professional public health experience in their area of interest.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Students will be able to communicate public health information in written form.
  • Students will be able to communicate using a variety of media including an ePortfolio.
  • Students will be able to synthesize epidemiological information.

SAMPLE COURSES

  • EPID 411: Health and Disease Across Time and the World
  • BIOS 450: Health Data Acquisition, Assessment, and Integration
  • EPID 479: Infections and Epidemics

CAREER FIELDS

  • Public health research
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Data analysis
  • Collection
  • Health data management

LEVEL OF MATH

Moderate Knowledge

LEVEL OF SECOND LANGUAGE

2nd Semester Proficiency

PRE-MAJOR REQUIRED?

Yes

ADDITIONAL ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

This major has additional admission criteria. Please see here for more information.

For more information about declaring this track for your degree, contact an undergraduate advisor.

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