The public health field covers a broad range of community needs at every level. From family-oriented and local community issues to regional, state, national and international concerns, public health careers are essential to addressing social, health, and environmental issues for those most in need of representation.
Broaden your knowledge with a minor in public health.
Explore the world through the lens of public health and develop the tools necessary to succeed in the field with a minor from Johnson & Wales University. This undergraduate public health program allows students who are interested in healthcare to complement their degree programs with a basic framework of public health.
Explore the foundations of public health and analyze problems through a lens of environmental policy, communication, and social behavior. This online certificate program from Johnson & Wales uses case studies and real-life scenarios to analyze specific health issues and how they can impact a population. Topics of study include epidemiologic methodologies, innovative research designs, population sampling methods, public health policy and implementation, and more.
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What an athlete consumes can fuel performance and be the difference between winning and losing. Play on your interest in how diet impacts training, endurance, and overall health in the sports arena through this sports nutrition certificate program. Dive into the science, and examine biological and chemical principles, exercise physiology, nutrition best practices, and even the ethics around banned substances in sports. Use your knowledge of nutrition to advance your professional career.
It’s probably not news to you that movement is an important aspect of maintaining your health and well-being. You have probably seen thousands of advertisements for workouts, the perfect fitness gear, supplements/drinks/foods that are “guaranteed” to help us slim down and tone up.
The truth: Those ads are selling you the idea that movement is all about physical results, and that if you buy all that stuff, the physical results will happen.
JWU professors, like students, are experiencing the “new normal” at home during the global pandemic, COVID-19. In this series, we’ll explore how they are navigating their day-to-day, both inside and outside the online classroom, and their observations of the world. Read more here.
“People who are interested in pursuing public health really want to make a difference in the community,” says JWU professor Cara Sammartino, PhD, MSPH.
Are you a creative thinker and a tenacious problem-solver with a passion for health and wellness? Do you have sharp analytical, public speaking, and writing skills? Are you culturally sensitive and comfortable interacting with many people from diverse backgrounds?