Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the degree requirements in public health, all students are expected to demonstrate their ability to:       

  • identify and describe core scientific concepts underlying disease prevention, environmental protection, and health promotion.
  • identify and define public health problems from a global and interdisciplinary perspective.·        
  • synthesize scientific knowledge to formulate solutions to public health problems.
  • apply scientific knowledge to inform effective public health policy.
  • demonstrate effective communication with varied public health audiences (including Deaf people) and media by: providing clear explanations of complicated health and medical information; demonstrating substantial understanding via research, credible sources and supporting evidence; demonstrating audience-appropriate cultural competence, purpose, agenda, language and style. 
  • demonstrate preparation for future career and educational goals by: awareness of personal competencies (strengths and weaknesses); ability work in a team to accomplish a goal; understanding professional and ethical behavior.