Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

Located on the Vide Boutielle Highway, Monroe College’s St. Lucia campus offers a practical education designed to give students a competitive edge in the workplace.

  • Public Health Degree

    Bachelor's (BS) Degree Program in Public Health

    This degree program is also available online.

    The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Public Health provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the systems and institutions of the American public health care system. Public health emphasizes education, injury prevention, disease prevention, and promotion of healthy lifestyles. 

    Students will be provided with the knowledge and skills needed to collect and analyze data, identify community needs, and plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate programs designed to encourage healthy lifestyles. Students are taught by public health professionals who have experience in areas such as women’s health, HIV/AIDS, chronic disease management, health education and program planning and evaluation. Faculty use project-based learning in the classroom, where students actively participate in the learning process and apply their critical thinking skills.

    Public health offers a variety of career opportunities for BS graduates, including public health program specialists and coordinators, public health emergency response coordinators, public health policy analysts, public health information specialists, community outreach workers, patient advocates, health and wellness educators, and health researchers. 

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