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A bachelor's degree in public health from Point University will open doors to a rewarding career.

Online Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Earn your degree in a field with global impact. Our public health program prepares students to glorify God through Christ-centered leadership and professional excellence in public service.

Save an estimated $800 annually. Tuition rates will remain steady for the 2021-22 academic year.

 

To view a cost breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

At Point University, our online Bachelor of Science in Public Health is designed to equip you with in depth knowledge of topics impacting public service and healthcare. Our online courses are designed to help you develop your knowledge of public health issues along with research, statistics, and writing skills. This degree can help prepare you for a variety of positions in helping professions.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

1. Identify the principal factors contributing to diseases and health-related conditions affecting one’s lifetime health and wellness, and develop strategies for practicing healthy lifestyle behaviors.
2. Assess the social, cultural, economic, political, and physical environments in applying holistic approaches to community health and wellness.
3. Establish a working knowledge of leadership and management skills appropriate for public health organizations, such as budgeting, resource management, and grant writing.
Curriculum
The online bachelor in public health program’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in the major aspects of public health. The program includes courses in communication, psychology, statistics and scripture with curriculum in nutrition and wellness, global health and anatomy and physiology. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Public Health Professionals
  • Fitness & Wellness
  • Nutrition & Wellness
  • Global & Environmental Health
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Public Health & Aging

 
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Program Length
As a completely asynchronous program, the online bachelor’s degree in public health at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. While there are deadlines associated with the online public health program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in public health degree in four years.
Program Cost
All students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree in public health online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $410 per credit hour*

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2020.

Career Opportunities
Point’s online bachelor’s degree in public health will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Epidemiologist
  • Community Health Worker
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Biostatistician
  • Healthcare Social Worker
Admission Requirements

The first step to apply for admission is to complete the free application. After you complete your application, an enrollment specialist will work with you to complete your file. Your application file for this program requires:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended schools*
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA**

*If you have less than 12 transferable college credits when you apply, your official high school transcript or GED certificate is required.
**Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may qualify for “Probationary Admission.”

My experience of taking online classes was wonderful. I learned how to work and communicate in groups while not being able to see everyone. Again, thank you for this opportunity.

- Toni O'Neal, online student

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ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the public health program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.
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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 75% of required courses (typically 90 credits) can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time significantly.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.
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SUPPORT

Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.

SMALL CLASS SIZE

Our 13-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.
At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!