Public health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of health lifestyles and research for disease and injury prevention. (whatispublichealth.org) Public health is a study of the ways biology, business, communications, politics, psychology, sociology and statistics influence the health of individuals and communities. >>>career options
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- Pre-epidemiology: This concentration provides a sound foundation in the sciences for students preparing for graduate classes in epidemiology, the study of disease.
- Public health advocate: Advocates work to help others, to lobby on their behalf. Students interested in communication, marketing, English and social justice may be interested in this concentration.
- Public health educator: Courses in this concentration will prepare you to provide education in ways to stay healthy, to avoid disease.