The Department of 公共卫生 at 山姆 Houston State University (SHSU) offers a public health degree that will prepare you for a career in a variety of settings, 包括医院, 诊所, 学校, 政府机构, and other health organizations. Public health workers protect population health through activities such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, 流行病学, 生物统计学, 行为健康, and reducing environmental hazards, 暴力, 药物滥用. Public health professionals come from diverse educational backgrounds and can specialize in an array of fields in local, 国家, and inter国家 communities.
Through this program, you will acquire: an understanding of how public health services impact health at the state, 国家, and global levels; an appreciation of health as a global issue; skills in 流行病学 and data surveillance for monitoring disease; strategies to assess population health needs; an awareness of and sensitivity to multicultural differences in health practices; ethical standards, leadership skills; strategies to influence public policy to meet the needs of diverse populations; and tools to implement and evaluate interventions to improve physical and mental health.
You will have the opportunity to participate in a professional internship with a health services organization.
职业生涯s in 公共卫生
- Health policy development
- Disease prevention and control
- Environmental quality and protection
Or continue your education with 研究生学位.
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