Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$331 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year
Best Online Bachelor's Programs 2021 - U.S. News & World Report

B.S. in Public Health – Online

Help make the world a healthier place

Your career in public health starts with Oregon State University, where you can earn your bachelor’s degree in public health online from an institution that has been tackling the world’s greatest health challenges for more than 100 years.

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Set yourself on a path toward helping improve the health of communities, families and individuals. In this undergraduate degree, you'll take a holistic look at improving health across the lifespan and multiple settings, whether through evidence-based behavioral programs or managing the business or clinical aspects of health care and human services. Gain an understanding of health disparities and the social and behavioral determinants of health, as well as the knowledge and training to protect and promote health.

This general program is offered online by Oregon State’s College of Public Health and Human Sciences, which is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health – putting OSU in an elite group of schools nationwide.


Once you enroll in OSU's public health bachelor’s program, you will select an area of focus from the following options:

  • Health management and policy
  • Health promotion and health behavior

Learn more about each option on the public health curriculum page.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus is consistently ranked among the nation's 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.


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