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Create a healthier community

Learn how public health professionals improve lives

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Apply what you've learned

Take what you learned at SRU into the workplace

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Take your skills to the next level

SRU provides graduates with the skills needed to pursue graduate programs

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Public Health

The goal of the Public Health program at SRU is to create a healthier world. From keeping our air and water clean to installing vaccination programs to providing education to help reduce obesity, public health is vital to ensuring the long-term wellness and vitality of our communities, our nation, and our world.

Experience the Difference to make a difference. The Public Health program at SRU is designed to provide you with a broad foundation in health promotion and disease prevention within communities or workplaces. 

SRU's Public Health program includes high-impact practices, such as:

The Public Health major educates the whole person and prepares you to work as a professional in the public health field. Our curriculum emphasizes healthy lifestyles, multicultural health needs, research and advances in health and use of the latest health-related computer technology. In addition, the Public Health department offers pre-professional programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy and physician assistant studies.

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