The professional bachelor’s degree [Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Health] provides a cadre of trained individuals to fill entry-level positions in American public health agencies. The traditional Bachelors of Arts or Science degrees with majors in public health produce an informed citizenry, but may not provide sufficient public health course content to enable graduates of such programs to effectively enter the public health workforce.
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Holsinger, James W. Jr.; Lewis, Andrea L.; and Chen, Quan, "Undergraduate Public Health Education: Does it Meet Public Health Workforce Needs?" (2015). Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health Faculty Publications. 29.