Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management
School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Public Health and Health Sciences

Those who have health have hope. Those who have hope have everything.

Bachelor of Science

Learn the science of public health and health behavior. Design health programs to improve the health and well-being of individuals and communities everywhere. Our program will prepare you to be a change-maker across careers in public health, health education, community health, worksite health, global health, and other health-related professions.

Community Health Emphasis

The Community Health emphasis will prepare students to develop rich foundational and applied knowledge in the area of public health. Students may select career paths that align with their professional passions, including serving others as health program planners and evaluators, school educators, and multiple other roles in the public health sector.

Health Science Studies Emphasis

The Health Science Studies emphasis will provide students with a transformative academic experience that will prepare them for future careers in medicine, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, and other health-related professions.

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Through practical application built into the curriculum, you will enjoy hands-on experience and networking opportunities that can lead to successful job placement or graduate school admission.