Public Health

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Degree Overview

Learn how to create health initiatives that affect and improve our air, water, and food. In Calvin's public health program, you’ll learn how education, policies, and advocacy work to protect the health of any community, from a single neighborhood to a nation.

With expert faculty advisors and a flexible program, you'll craft an academic experience that draws on many different disciplines that play a role in public health. You’ll take classes in fields ranging from sociology to international development to health psychology.

Your professors will every aspect of public health from a Christian perspective. They'll challenge and strengthen your convictions, equipping you to be a clinician or health service professional with a heart for the work of Christ’s renewal in the world.

Program Distinctives

Flexible program - The public health programmed is designed to match well with another degree. Calvin students pair their public health degree with sociology, biology, economics, political science, international development, and health education—just to name a few.
Cutting-edge facilities - You'll have access to extensive facilities and advanced technology for study and research, like a fully-equipped EEG lab, a human performance lab, a DNA sequencer, and much more.
Faithful teachers - Your professors aren't just experts in their field—they're also dedicated Christians who will challenge you to express your faith through your passion for public health.

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