Undergraduate

The School of Public Health-Bloomington offers twenty different B.S. degree major programs, one A.S. degree program, three certificate programs, and twenty seven minors.  These programs are listed and described in detail in the Degrees and Majors section of this website.

Our nearly 2,500 undergraduate students are pursuing degrees to prepare for fulfilling careers in many of today's most popular and relevant fields related to healthy living. We invite you to consider a major in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington.

The School of Public Health-Bloomington is dedicated to educating and training students towards diverse careers in health and wellness related fields. 

Why pursue a degree from the School of Public Health-Bloomington

  • Build your career in a helping profession. SPH-B has a wide variety of potential careers, all of which reflect our focus on promoting well-being and quality of life.
  • Engage in hands-on training. Learn practical skills in direct-service professions, such as therapeutic recreation and physical education teaching.
  • Become involved in community partnerships. Be a part of community engagement and learn how to best serve community and global populations. 
  • Understand health from an international perspective.  SPH-B is proud of the diversity of its faculty and student body, with over 45 faculty members engaged in international research and collaborations.
  • Join lively and valuable student associations. Build lasting professional connections, organize events and be a part of local, national and international conferences.
  • Become part of exciting and growing fields of study.  Public health challenges its professionals to confront complex health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, and reducing environmental hazards, violence, substance abuse, and injury.
  • Join a rewarding field. The health fields represented in this school offer great personal fulfillment - working towards improving people's health and well-being is a rewarding day's work.
  • Be a part of a great tradition.  Join 20,000 alumni spanning 66 years, who have gone on to careers focused on the improvement and promotion of active, healthy lifestyles.

What can you do with a degree from School of Public Health-Bloomington?

Graduates from SPH-B go into a broad array of careers, including working as recreation therapists, athletic trainers, public health educators, dieticians, teachers, and park ranger.  Other students move on to further education, receiving masters and doctoral degrees.  Regardless of what career you choose, SPH-B will provide you with the tools you need to be successful.

Who should consider a degree in public health?

Public health is a field that offers an abundance of job opportunities to suit a variety of interests and skills. Whether you are more interested in crunching numbers, conducting research, or working with people, there is a place for you in the field of public health. Recent college graduates and those that have been in the field for years have something to offer and to gain in this field. Public health is ideal for those that gain satisfaction knowing that they are working to improve the lives of others.