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The Global Public Health program is an interdisciplinary undergraduate program offered through collaboration among the Boston College Schools of Education, Nursing, and Social Work. The program is open to all Boston College undergraduates, and it is designed for students who wish to explore global health issues as the basis for a potential career in public health, or who wish to understand the significance of global health challenges for their own futures in other fields.  The Global Public Health program has a broad vision, and an important purpose of the program is to draw together advances in the natural sciences with the insights of the humanities and social sciences.

The Global Public Health program begins with a three-course sequence that integrates foundational principles of public health with research on health topics, populations, and settings so that students can learn about the public health field and the application of skills to real-world problems.

 

Courses

NURS1210 Public Health in a Global Society

NURS3210 Contemporary Issues in Public Health

APSY405001 Public Health Practice in the Community

 

For more information on the Public Health curriculum, email publichealth@bc.edu or follow us on Twitter: @PublicHealth_BC. Contact us if you want to receive our weekly global public health email.

Updates- 

Five-Minute Interview:

Max Supino, BC '16 Grad

First year student in Community Health and Prevention at Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health

 

See the Updates page for an interview with Max Supino about graduate studies in public health.

 

 

BC Events -

December 5   

Environment & Society: Research in a Changing World

 

 

 

Global Public Health Events in Boston

 

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