The Public Health program at our university is offered entirely online and designed in consultation with industry advisory councils to prepare learners to meet advancement criteria or transition into related fields. This is career-focused program emphasizes practice-based learning and the five core disciplines related to contemporary global health issues.
American Public University's Public Health curriculum addresses the following objectives:
- Develop a framework to evaluate public health programs for effectiveness and apply evidence-based solutions in real-world scenarios
- Explore widely implemented social and behavioral science theories, models, and principals to enhance decision-making and mitigate major public health issues
- Examine the application of epidemiology to screening, infectious disease prevention, and policy development
- Synthesize concepts associated with power, politics, and organizational performance in healthcare settings