Get a comprehensive education that prepares you for a career in service to humanity through efforts to protect the environment, prevent the spread of disease, enhance well-being and advocate for a healthy world.
The Arnold School of Public Health is on the cutting edge of solving public health problems around the globe and provides the skills you'll need to address current and emerging public health issues. Designed for entry into social science-based graduate programs such as law school, the B.A. emphasizes social and behavioral sciences.
Learn through experiences outside the classroom and finish with a public health capstone seminar.
Study at the only school of public health in the state that is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
Work closely with faculty members on independent research while learning valuable research skills.
Qualify for the $2,500 annual LIFE Enhancement Scholarship for eligible S.C. LIFE scholarship recipients.
What You’ll Study
Courses include environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health services policy and management, and health promotion. Enjoy the flexibility to build cognates in an area of interest and participate in research that complements your goals. Incorporate education abroad experiences by the course or for a semester.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Planning and Strategy
Developing and implementing a comprehensive and effective approach to achieve specific goals
Studying and improving complex systems to optimize performance and efficiency
Learning about and respecting diverse cultures and beliefs
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Gathering and analyzing information for decision-making or problem-solving purposes
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
Job Titles of Alumni
- Registered Nurse
- Medical Assistant
- Administrative Assistant
- Medical Scribe
- Account Manager
Average Alumni Salary
Five to 10 years after graduation without additional education $61,010
- Private Sector
Employers of Alumni
- University of South Carolina
- Prisma Health
- Medical University of South Carolina
- S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control
- Lexington Medical Center
- Atrium Health