Make a difference where you live, work, and play with a bachelor’s degree in public health
Public health is an integral part of our community—it connects us all. It’s the science of protecting and improving the health of the people around you. Make a difference where you live, work, and play.
In this diverse field, the public health major is for students who have an interest in the sociocultural aspects of health or are interested in learning how we can prevent disease and disability within our communities. Students may be interested in work focusing on health education and promotion, public health policy, public health nursing, or non-profit/governmental work. This major works very well as a double major with many other academic offerings.
“What can I do with a public health major?”
As a public health major, you will be prepared for a variety of careers. Here are some examples of fields you can enter:
- Infectious disease
- Food safety and nutrition
- Chronic disease
- Public safety
- Global health
- Public health administration
- Environmental health
Supporting Your Investment
Loras takes great pride in supporting your investment – both through providing an exceptional learning experience and in sharing the cost of your degree. 100% of Loras students receive financial aid. We have scholarships, grants and special awards for all students based on their achievements and financial need.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will it take me to earn my Loras degree?
Most students earn their undergraduate degree in four years or less. If you have questions about transferring any previously earned credits or degrees, please see our Transfer Student Information.
At Loras College, financial access to education is one of our defining values. We are committed to helping all of our students make their degree affordable. We partner with every student and family to understand their unique financial needs ensuring 100% of Loras students receive financial aid. Scholarships, grants and special awards are offered to all students based on their achievements and financial need. Loras is consistently ranked as one of the best universities for return on investment. View our Tuition and Fees page.
How do I apply for schlarships and financial aid?