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Schreiner University offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Public Health. Students in the Public Health major are interested in health-related fields and may seek to work in international missions. It is a broad, interdisciplinary degree, relying heavily on the arts and sciences. The Public Health program at Schreiner University produces graduates who contribute in meaningful ways in entry level positions to the conduct and advancement of the essential services of public health, including monitoring of the health of communities; educating about health and advocating for health; enforcing health-related laws and regulations; mobilizing community partnerships to identify and solve health problems; and researching new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

Graduates of the program may work in government and private agencies that promote disease detection and prevention, develop public policy related to health, and provide education related to public health.

The major in Public Health consists of:

  • PBHL 3371, 3372, 3373, 3474, 4374, 4397 and 4355 and BIOL 3314, 3114.


Ruth B. Grubesic
Ruth B. Grubesic, DrPH, RN, PHCNS-BC
Professor of Nursing and Public Health
Life Science

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