Did you begin your bachelor’s degree but weren’t able to finish your program? Or do you have an associate’s degree, but would like to further your education? If so, now is your chance to leverage your existing college credits to obtain your bachelor’s degree in public health.

The Bachelor of Arts Degree Completion in Public Health at Regis North in Lawrence, Massachusetts, allows you to make a difference in your community by preventing disease and improving health and wellness. Students study epidemiology, biostatistics, and public policy, with an in-depth focus on mental, global, behavioral, and environmental health.

Why Study Public Health?

One of the fastest-growing fields in the United States, public health is an exciting field full of career opportunities for new graduates. In May 2021, the Biden-Harris administration announced a plan to invest $7.4 billion to recruit and hire public health professionals in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This will create tens of thousands of jobs, making the public health field one of the most in-demand fields in the United States and beyond.
 

Career Outcomes for Public Health

Public health professionals implement health education programs, regulate health systems, identify and monitor diseases, as well as conduct research and develop public policy. Public health graduates from Regis College work find careers in government, non-profit agencies, schools, and research centers. 

Some specific roles for public health graduates include:

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Health Educator
  • Community Service Manager
  • Epidemiologist
  • Public Health Project Manager
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Research Analyst

Field Experience Opportunities

Each student works with a faculty supervisor from Regis to identify sites, design objectives, learning activities, and evaluation methods for the field experience. Placement sites include major hospitals, health departments, community agencies, non-profit organizations, healthcare organizations/programs, foundations, public health associations, and corporations. This allows you to earn field experience in your area of interest while obtaining your degree.

240
Credit Hours of Hands-on Field Experience​

Frequently Asked Questions About the Public Health Degree Completion Program