Earn Your Bachelor’s in Public Health Online With Simmons University


The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health online degree program will equip you with the knowledge you need to face pressing health challenges, including health inequities by race, gender, and sexuality; infectious and chronic diseases; food and water safety; sanitation; and environmental issues.

Simmons University is nationally recognized for providing public health students with the conceptual and empirical foundation for analyzing the interplay between health, science, and society. Your degree experience will help you find a unique niche in the public health field that best matches your interests, skills, and passion for making an impact — to prepare you for a rewarding career.

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Apply to the Online Public Health Degree Program

Complete your degree in public health online at Simmons and work toward just and equitable solutions to today’s most pressing public health issues. Apply to join our next class of driven women for an empowering learning experience. 17+ prior college credits are required.

Application Requirements

Our application process is intentionally personal and holistic. We want to get to know you as an individual, as well as your past academic endeavors and your future potential.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Our online bachelor’s degree programs are designed to break down barriers and make a high-quality undergraduate education accessible for the next generation of women leaders.

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The Public Health Online Degree Program Curriculum

128 credits needed to graduate

Up to 96 transfer credits accepted

As an undergraduate public health student, you will complete 12 core public health courses online to establish a strong foundation in fundamental and emerging topics in the field — including human development, health communications, microbiology, global health, environmental science, and epidemiology.

The public health bachelor’s degree culminates in a capstone requirement of either an internship, research project, or thesis for a rewarding, hands-on learning experience that will deepen the knowledge you’ve gained in class.

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The Simmons Online Experience

Our immersive and engaging digital campus was developed based on years of research into effective online teaching and learning. Here, you’ll work closely with Simmons faculty mentors, collaborate with bright and motivated peers, and grow your understanding of public health through interactive coursework.

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Where Can an Online Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health Take You?

A BS in Public Health from Simmons can prepare you to become an innovative, effective practitioner and educator, ready to help lead communities to better health. Graduates excel in bachelor’s in public health jobs such as emergency management specialist, health educator, community health worker, researcher, and public health communicator — and many continue on to earn their Master of Public Health.

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