Public Health, B.S.
120 Credits | Main Campus
Become a leader for your community in Public Health
Trinity’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health focuses on the study of the scientific principles of public health and the skills needed to promote disease prevention, health education, and health policy. With an emphasis on community health issues within the Washington, DC region, Trinity’s public health curriculum will explore topics and core concepts in epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, public policy, social and behavioral health. The public health program is designed to provide academic, experiential, and service learning opportunities as well as training through internships and practica. Public Health graduates can go on to pursue an advanced degree and work in any number of medical, science, social science, or public health fields.
Why choose a Bachelor of Science in Public Health? This degree pathway is ideal for students who have an interest in science and career fields with emphases on epidemiology, population health and policy.
Format: Daytime and evening classes for women through the College of Arts and Sciences
What You’ll Learn
- Compare and contrast health challenges encountered in different regions across the globe and understand the variety of strategies employed to address them.
- Use research tools and analytical methods to critically analyze, monitor and assess the health status of populations.
- Interpret the impact of policies and legislation on individual and population health.
- Understand cultural differences among populations and interact sensitively, effectively, and professionally with persons from diverse and culturally rich backgrounds.
- MedStar Health
- National Rehabilitation Hospital
- Children’s National Hospital
- Sibley Hospital (Johns Hopkins)
- Doctor’s HospitalPACE Center
- Community of Hope
- Catholic Charities
- DC Special Olympics
- Mosaic/Sheppard Pratt
- CASA de Maryland
- Public Health Specialists
- Health Educators
- Program Managers, Coordinators
- Government & public health agencies
- Health care analysis
- Clinical research labs
- Nonprofit health agencies
- Health care advocacy organizations