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
$350 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Public Health – Online


Health care remains one of the strongest growth sectors of the world economy, but there is a shortage of public health graduates who can help meet the needs of the future. Earning your public health degree online through Oregon State Ecampus will prepare you for a variety of roles within a wide-ranging industry.

As a graduate of this program, you’ll enter the workforce with the skills to take a holistic approach to disease and injury prevention, including environmental issues, health policies and the social determinants of health, which are the social and environmental conditions in which we are born, grow, live, work and age.

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

A clear pathway to graduate school

Oregon State's online bachelor's program in public health will prepare you for graduate school and a higher level of learning. Strengthened by the unmatched support of your advisor and the program's rigorous coursework, you will stand out as a public health alum.

After graduation, you can pursue a graduate-level program while enjoying the familiarity of Oregon State’s College of Health. OSU Ecampus delivers a Master of Public Health and a Graduate Certificate in Public Health online.

Your undergraduate studies would also serve as a strong foundation in your pursuit of an MBA, a Master of Health Administration degree and many other business and health care administration graduate programs.

Additional career services

An added benefit is that you’ll have access to Oregon State's Career Development Center, which provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a vibrant world.


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