Utah Tech University

Public Health

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Welcome to the B.S. in Public Health program at Utah Tech University – a dynamic and comprehensive degree designed for both high school graduates and adult learners. Dive into a field that’s more than just a career – it’s a commitment to public welfare and community health. Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling and impactful career in public health.

Why Choose Public Health at Utah Tech?

What Will You Learn?

Impactful Education: Our curriculum prepares you for influential roles in health departments, schools, wellness centers, and beyond.Preventing Health Hazards: Understand the role of public health in tracking disease outbreaks, setting safety standards, and advocating for healthy laws.
Science-Based Learning: We focus on evidence-based public health principles, ensuring you’re ready to make meaningful contributions in various settings.Improving Quality of Life: Learn how public health initiatives help children thrive, reduce human suffering, and save resources.
Versatile Career Paths: Graduates find rewarding careers as health educators, community health workers, nutritionists, social workers, epidemiologists, and more in government, business, and nonprofit sectors.Community Focused: Discover how to address issues like gun violence, climate change, and social injustices, including racism as a public health crisis.

Our Commitment to Public Health Aligned with the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) mission: Utah Tech emphasizes science-backed public health policies and practices. By joining our program, you’ll be part of a community that’s not just healthcare-focused but also dedicated to preventing sickness and injuries, keeping entire populations healthy.



Director Population Health Programs

Email: tiffany.vickers@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4419

Office: HPC 304