Career Outlook

Washington DC is the top paying region in America for health workers and educators, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018).

Top employers for AU undergraduates with a degree in Public Health

  • Harvard University
  • HealthCorps, Inc.
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Peace Corps
  • US Department of Health
  • US Department of Justice
  • US Department of State
  • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

See more about Public Health alumni career outcomes.

BS in Public Health Overview

The public health bachelor of science degree is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the scientific dimensions of health. The 58 credit hour BS is the degree of choice for someone who is interested in studying infectious and chronic diseases, environmental health, and epidemiology.

Graduates will be well positioned to continue their education in a number of different health areas, such as allied health, public health, or medicine.

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