Bachelor public health (BPH) is an undergraduate degree that prepares students to pursue careers in the public, private, or non-profit sector in areas such as public health, environment health, health administration, epidemiology, nutrition, biostatistics, or health policy and planning.
Scope of Public Health
A public health professional can work in public health sectors, community health services, I/NGOs and government public health offices. A qualified graduate can provide intellectual leadership in the policy making level, regulatory affairs and quality service in health sectors and other related bodies. They will also have several opportunities for higher studies; training, research activities and consultancies.
Trained public health professionals have high demand to solve the existing as well as emerging challenges in health and inter-related sector. BPH course provides a strong foundation to the students to build their career in governmental sector like Department of Health (DoH) as health inspector, district supervisors, district public health officers, etc. Abundance of opportunity exists in both national and international organizations including WHO, UNICEF, FAO, etc. Opportunity also exists in private hospitals, education sector, research institutions, consultancies and counselling centres.