The 100% online B.S. in Public Health from the University of West Florida will provide you a unique skill set to respond to modern public health problems with innovative and practical solutions. Public health needs are growing across the globe, which means the need for qualified, credentialed public health professionals is also expanding.
Through the online public health bachelor’s degree, you’ll have the opportunity to develop advanced skills in population health needs assessment and analysis of health equity and disparities across populations. Our program can help you gain the necessary competencies for employment at the local, state, national and international levels.
Medicine & Health, Public Health
4 years | Full time
The online B.S. in Public Health consists of a total of 120 credit hours. Of those, 60 hours are dedicated to General Education requirements, while the other 60 hours are focused on core, major-specific credits.
General Education (60 credit hours)
Lower Division Electives (9 credit hours)
Major Courses (42-45 credit hours)
Elective Courses (15-18 credit hours)
Acceptance to the University does not constitute admission to the upper division Public Health Degree. Students entering UWF or declaring a major in public health will automatically be placed in a pending status until they meet the requirements for admission.
To be considered for admission into UWF’s online public health program, you must:
Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 in all previously attempted college work
Be at the level of a sophomore or higher
Students will not be admitted to the program less than one week before the beginning of the term in which they have applied. No more than 24% of the program requirements for this degree may be in traditional business subjects. Students must consult with the BSPH academic advisor for courses which may satisfy both the General Education requirements and common prerequisites.