College of Natural and Health Sciences
B.S. in Public Health
The public health program is designed for students interested in the improvement of health and
prevention of disease and disability throughout the lifespan. Public health is distinct in its focus on
preventive rather than curative aspects of health; population-level rather than individual-level health
issues; and participatory research and data rather than immediate, applied interventions.
Public Policy and Social Change
What Will You Learn?
UT’s multidisciplinary public health major
1. Identifying social and behavioral
determinants of health
2. Developing and evaluating interventions
and policies leading to the improvement of
3. Advocating for policy development and
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