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The Department of Biology offers a BS degree in public health with preprofessional training emphasizing industrial hygiene, environmental health, or public health education. The program prepares students for professional employment in these fields, with options for work in related areas. The public health degree is also a good choice for students pursuing medical, dental or other health professional schools. Choose Your Path

Within the Public Health major offered by the Department of Biology, you can select one of the following three emphases depending on your interests and goals:

  • Industiral Hygiene
  • Environmental Health
  • Public Health Education

How do I get started?
Please contact undergraduate Public Health program advisor: Carl Farley, BNR 323 carl.farley@usu.edu The advisor will assess your interests and help you further understand the public health program and potential career opportunities.

Apply

New freshmen admitted to USU in good standing qualify for admission to the Biology and Public Health majors. Transfer students from other institutions need a 2.25 transfer GPA; students transferring from other USU majors need to be in good standing with a 2.25 cumulative GPA for admission to the 2.50 GPA for admissions to Public Health major.