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Why Study at Belmont?

Top Reasons to Study Public Health at Belmont

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) program at Belmont will discover a dynamic field of study that can lead to a rich and rewarding career. If you are committed to improving the quality of life for current and future generations, then the field of public health may be a perfect fit for you.

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Explore the world

As a public health major, you will have many opportunities to study or volunteer abroad in the company of your peers and professors. Academic and/or service partnerships fit for your major are available in the UK, Ireland, Guatemala, Uganda, Washington, DC, and more.

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Renowned Public Health Speakers

Many of our courses showcase nationally recognized public health professionals as guest lecturers allowing students to learn from subject-matter experts in the field while making valuable connections.

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Practical experience

Public health majors complete fieldwork and capstone courses that allow them to hone their practical skills in the field. Developed with flexibility and individual students’ needs in mind, students have the opportunity to complete internships over 1 or 2 semesters in a variety of areas.

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Discover urban health

Public health majors benefit from studying and learning in downtown Nashville. Our students have the opportunity to learn about public health in an urban setting and why in public health, “place matters.”

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Committed faculty and staff

In the public health program, the majority of your classes are taught by full-time faculty. We are intentional about getting to know and care about you as a person. At Belmont, you are more than just another student.