Make a meaningful impact in your community and around the globe.
As a Public Health student in the Health Sciences Department at Worcester State University, you will develop into a dedicated practitioner or educator who is committed to wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention.
Through our challenging and supportive combination of coursework, field work, and faculty guidance, you’ll discover the importance of prevention strategies in improving health and well-being. You also will examine health inequalities and other emerging health challenges that impact both local and global communities. Your learning experience will incorporate technologies like smartphone applications for creating public service announcements and other health marketing techniques. You’ll have the opportunity to post research findings and create discussions about critical health topics on student-created blogs. Beyond the classroom, you’ll complete a semester-long fieldwork practicum at community organizations in Worcester and beyond.
Why study Public Health at Worcester State?
Hands-on active learning
Faculty that enjoy teaching and sharing experiences
- Addictions Counseling
- Environmental Health
- Community Health Education
- Sports Nutrition
- Drugs and Society
- Fitness for Life
- Individual Stress Management & Relaxation
- Human Sexuality and Sex Education
- Advanced Nutrition: The Prevention and Treatment of Obesity
- Mental Health Education
- Women’s Health Issues
- Creative Arts and Health
- Public Health & Global Health
- Multiculturalism & Health
- Health Ethics
Our faculty have diverse professional backgrounds and training and love sharing their knowledge.
- Health Policy and Health Care Systems
- Injury Prevention
- Medicine, Public Health and Global Health
See the diverse career paths a degree in Public Health can prepare you for.
Explore a growing range of professional opportunities with your Public Health degree from Worcester State––according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the jobs outlook for health science–related fields is up by 17%, higher than average.
Where will your Worcester State Public Health degree take you?
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