The number of undergraduates with access to education in public health continues to grow. Baccalaureate public health programs provide exciting pathways to advanced academic studies in many fields as well as new career opportunities. The foundational skills, public health content, experiential learning, and cross-cutting abilities recommended in this pioneering framework could be used to start a new program or to expand or improve an existing baccalaureate public health program. Undergraduate Education Report
Students should have opportunities to integrate, apply, and synthesize knowledge through cumulative and experiential activities that include:
Students should be exposed to concepts and experiences necessary for success in the workplace, further education, and life-long learning. These may include the following:
Throughout the curriculum, students should have a wide range of instructional methods and experiences that provide exposure to a solid foundation of the diverse nature of public health practice. In addition, students should receive career and graduate school advising.