The Bachelor of Arts in Public Health major at Regis College is an interdisciplinary program for students who want to work on the forefront of emerging health and social issues across the globe. Courses in biostatistics, behavioral health, epidemiology, and public policy are combined with community engagement and service, providing students with real-world learning experiences before they graduate.

Why Earn a Degree in Public Health?

  • Abundant Opportunities: Public health jobs are highly sought after, and the U.S. Department of Labor's O*NET OnLine forecasts numerous current and future openings. By pursuing a major in public health, you can enter a field that offers a wealth of career prospects. Public health consultants are in high demand from national, state, and local healthcare departments, as well as private companies.
  • Impactful Work: By joining this field, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference and contribute to the betterment of society. Public health professionals play a crucial role in helping individuals achieve a life filled with accomplishments and freedom. They are equipped with the knowledge and skills to improve lives and create positive change, allowing them to actively promote a virtuous circle of self-improvement, striving to enhance the health and well-being of every individual. By generating and utilizing knowledge based on factual information, you as a public health expert can help educate and empower communities. You can also guide policymakers and facilitate necessary changes at various levels, from local communities to the global stage.
  • Comprehensive Approach: Public health encompasses a wide range of disciplines, including genetics, economics, law, politics, and the environment. By addressing these multifaceted factors, public health professionals proactively prevent the emergence of health threats and mitigate their consequences. As a public health professional, you will work to create healthy communities where individuals can thrive and reach their full potential, benefiting themselves and society.
Hours of Hands-on Field Experience​
Completed Internships
of Regis students were employed and/or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation (5-year average)
  • Who Employs Regis Public Health Graduates?

    Public Health graduates have a variety of prospective career paths across city and state governments, hospitals, medical foundations, pharmaceutical companies, and large organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Specific fields for Public Health graduates include epidemiology, health policy and management and public health education.

Why Earn Your Public Health Degree at Regis?

  • Specialized curriculum: As a Regis Public Health major, you will be taught how to promote health education, develop programs and policies, identify and monitor diseases, and conduct research. Internship placements include hospitals, community agencies, healthcare organizations, and nonprofit organizations. You will learn from professors involved in public health initiatives across the United States and African, Middle East, and Latin-American countries, providing a unique global perspective into population problems and international health crises.
  • Hands-on experience: We prepare professionals who are ready to hit the ground running with at least a year of professional experience. As a Public Health student, you will complete two internships designed to prepare and give you a clear advantage when applying for jobs and demonstrating your capabilities.
  • Making a difference: Regis College's values of gracious hospitality, love, and service to the Dear Neighbor without distinction, peaceful resolution of conflict, and care for all God's creation are intrinsic to the public health mission around the world and across different cultures.

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