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Studying Public Health at Weber State

Weber State’s public health degree provides you with strong foundation in leadership, management, communication, program planning and public policy.

Public Health Highlights

Our graduates will learn how to effectively work in entry level public health positions and secure an adaptable skill set for various and diverse career settings. We offer flexible course delivery formats including face-to-face, online or through independent study. You'll learn from our experienced instructors who thoroughly understand the industry.

Beyond the Classroom

This program focuses on community-based learning and interventions. Discover what a valuable resource you can be by improving the health and healthcare of your community.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

In the public health program you will focus  on technical and practical skills that are just as adaptable and changing as our healthcare climate. Through this program, you'll learn the foundations of:

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Communication 
  • Program planning
  • Public policy
  • Epidemiology/population health
  • Health data and analytics
  • Public health finance and grant writing

What You Can Do After Weber

With a degree in public health, you'll be able to work in a variety of entry-level positions with community and healthcare organizations, such as:

  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health Administrator 
  • State Health Departments 
  • County Health Departments 
  • Human Services

The average starting salary for our public health graduates in Utah varies greatly depending on location, organization and experience level. 

Additionally, this program will prepare graduates to pursue a master's degree in public health, health administration or biomedical informatics.

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for health administrative services graduates in the U.S. and Utah
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