Online Bachelor's Degree in Public Health

100% Online Coursework
Career-Focused Curriculum
Competitive Tuition

Support diverse communities by promoting evidence-based public health initiatives.

By pursuing the University of West Florida’s online bachelor’s degree in public health, you’ll gain the skills necessary to begin or advance your career in a rewarding public health profession, with opportunities across diverse communities. Through the program’s accessible and dedicated faculty, you’ll understand how you can grow professionally and succeed in this field. Moreover, the program’s culminating capstone project focuses on a community of your choosing. This experience helps you prepare to manage projects, collaborate with team members and support health-based solutions to modern problems.

Learn more about how you can enter a growing field that fosters community-level support.

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Program Details

The online bachelor's degree in public health gives you a competitive edge in the job market.

Competitively Priced

  • Total credit hours: 120
  • Cost per credit: $218.98
  • Maximum number of transfer credits: 90

CEPH-Aligned Curriculum

  • Curriculum is based on a blend of competencies outlined by the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) and the Roles and Responsibilities determined by the National Commission of Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC)
  • The project-based courses provides real-world public health skills and training

Experienced and Supportive Faculty

  • Professors engage in community-based public health research and services
  • Practical experience through the online classroom
  • Faculty trained in diverse areas of public health
  • Faculty engaged in professional public health organizations

Start Dates

First Spring Start

Start Date: January 08, 2024

Second Spring Start

Start Date: March 04, 2024

First Summer Start

Start Date: May 13, 2024

Why Earn an Online Public Health Bachelor's Degree?

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Real-World Training

The degree’s online instruction will prepare you with practical skills to develop and promote health and wellness practices in diverse populations.

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Career-Focused Learning Outcomes

Through career advising from the department and UWF’s Career Services, you’ll be prepared to enter the job market or advance your career in public health.

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Independent Research Opportunities

Engage with a community of your choosing and research how best to support innovative health initiatives through the program’s capstone project.

BSPH Careers

After you graduate with the online bachelor's in public health, you can expect to enter a leadership position across an array of industries. Positions include:

  • Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

    Join organizations and promote industry-approved best health and safety procedures.

    Job Growth: 4 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $72,530

  • Health Educator

    Offer support to different communities on best health and wellness practices.

    Job Growth: 13 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $48,140

  • Health Services Manager

    Coordinate, plan and implement business functions to guide positive health outcomes.

    Job Growth: 32 percent

    Median Annual Salary: $104,280

* Job growth (from 2019 to 2029) and 2020 median annual salary figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Benefits of Online Learning

With our program’s convenient online format, you can easily fit your studies into your busy schedule while building a strong foundation in the skills you need to succeed in your career.

  • Learn from experienced faculty in a personalized environment
  • Grasp concepts through innovative, high-tech learning strategies
  • Have access to numerous resources

We Are Here For You

From enrollment through graduation, you’ll have support throughout your entire educational experience at the University of West Florida.

  • Enrollment Counselors

    Enrollment counselors will guide you through the admission process, helping you find the right program and answering all of your questions.

  • Transcript Team

    Our transcript team will review your transcripts if you’ve already earned credits at another higher education institution.

  • Advising Assistants

    Advising assistants will provide you with encouragement and assistance as you complete your studies.

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