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The field of public health is growing and evolving rapidly. Both the graduate and undergraduate degrees in public health at WMU are designed to prepare leaders for this exciting field. Both are focused on preparing students with skills and competencies associated with:

  • Accessing, planning, implementing and evaluating public health programs
  • Analyzing needs and data associated with disease and environmental issues
  • Administering public health programs using a systems approach
  • Impacting behaviors that cause negative health outcomes
  • Protecting populations from negative health issues
  • Influencing policies designed to impact population health