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Georgia College


The Bachelor of Science in Public Health is designed to promote an understanding of health and disease based on public health principles. Students will learn to apply social, purchase behavioral, order policy and educational interventions to shape population health, sickness assess needs of target populations, create program goals and objectives, and develop strategies to foster health behavior change interventions for individuals and communities. Internship and other applied learning strategies will provide students with opportunities to incorporate classroom learning into public health practice and prepare them for future employment.

The B.S. in Public Health will include 42 hours of Area A-E courses, 18 credit hours from Area F, 33 hours of public health courses, 15 hours of approved electives or a minor, and a 12-credit internship capstone. It will be delivered on the Milledgeville campus with a face-to-face course delivery format.

Degree Programs:
  • U: Public Health (BA/BS)
Dept. Name: School of Health and Human Performance
Dept. Phone: (478) 445-4072
Website: Visit Us Online
Street Address:
231 West Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA, United States, Georgia, USA 31061
Dept. Chair / Program Head: Dr. Lisa Griffin
Dept. Chair / Program Head Email:
Dean's Name: Dr. Sandra Gangstead
  1. Barbara Funke, Professor - Public Health, PhD, Health Education,
  2. Scott Butler, Assistant Director and Associate Professor PhD, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,
  3. Kirsten Rodgers, Assistant Professor - Public Health, E.D.
  4. Heidi Fowler, Assistant Professor - Public Health ABD,

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