Explore Programs

Public Health - Bachelor's (BS)

CIP CODE 51.2201.00


Grounded in science and the study of human health, the Bachelor of Science in public health (BSPH) program will provide students multiple coursework and practice-based learning opportunities to explore the effects of urbanization on population health.


'Taking advantage of UTA's comprehensive academic resources, the proximity to other allied health professionals in our College of Nursing and Health Innovation, and our central geographic location in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, BSPH students will have extensive opportunities to practice and master the skills required for success in today's workforce as a professional in the field of public health.



Earning your bachelor's degree in public health is the foundation you need to pursue public health careers that serve to improve health for all community populations. Public health professionals work in a wide range of health-related settings, including epidemiology research, biostatistics, consumer advocacy, policy consulting, community health education, nonprofit advocacy and leadership, health care administration, occupational health and safety, emergency management, and local and state public health agencies. A map of some of the career possibilities is available here.


BSPH Campus-Based Option

A more traditional college experience. Benefit from co-curricular partnerships, events, and other professional development opportunities An immersive and interactive experience, including regular In-person contact with classmates and instructors, which may be conducive to certain learning styles Any student or prospective student may apply to be accepted to the on-campus format.


BSPH Accelerated Online (AO) Option

100% online and emphasizes flexibility and ease-of-access Learn where you are, at your own pace, on your own time Six start dates a year provide unique access for working professionals and allows you to concentrate on one, or a few, courses at a time Designed for independent learning style Allows you to connect to your own local resources and communities A committed student may be able to complete the AO course sequence in as few as 26 months The AO format is only available to in-state (Texas) residents who have earned at least 24 hours of transfer college credit

Learn more about the Accelerated Online (AO) option


Take the next step toward investing in yourself by learning more about our Public Health - Bachelor's (BS) program.

Apply Today

If you're ready, so are we. The next step is to apply. Applying for admission is easy, and we're here to work with you every step of the way.

Learn More


Becky Garner, DrPH, CPH


Learn More

Public Health - Bachelor's (BS)

Learn more about this program on the Department or College website.

Department of Kinesiology

College of Nursing and Health Innovation