Students who successfully complete the BSPH degree program will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge from multiple disciplines to define public health problems locally and globally

  • Use principals of epidemiology to describe health and alterations in health

  • Interpret quantitative and qualitative research findings in the medical, nursing, public health and social science literature

  • Examine the principal determinants of health problems facing the world’s populations within social, economic and political contexts

  • Identify biological, behavioral and social principals of health promotion and disease prevention across the life span

  • Discuss the impact of the physical and social environment on health

  • Describe the interactions between biological, psychological, environmental and cultural factors influencing public health and disease prevention strategies

  • Examine healthcare policy, finance and regulatory environments, with attention to healthcare disparities

  • Demonstrate awareness of local health problems, determinants, and interventions in South Florida, with attention to vulnerable populations

  • Communicate public health problems, determinants and evidence-based interventions.