BSPH Program Introduction

Introducing you to our new degree, Bachelor of Science in Public Health, with a concentration in Environmental Health.  In this program, you will learn to become a problem solver to improve your community’s health, and create environmental health solutions that transform the quality of life for the public in the US and across the globe.

The World Health Organization recently estimated the global demand for trained health and social workers by 2030 will reach 40 to 50 million. Many of these roles will require academic training in public health. Public health is one of the fastest growing global job markets and at Andrews we take on the challenge to train public health professionals.

Program Highlights and Attractive Features of the BSPH degree at Andrews University:

  • The BSPH program will provide you with a versatile future preparing you for medical, dental, pharmacy, and graduate schoolsThis new program is the perfect start for our Masters in Public Health degree and other professional health fields.
  • You will graduate with more than just the BSPH degree---you will be eligible to take the Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) exam that qualifies for entry-level positions in the field of environmental health
  • Students are eligible for a $2,000/year in scholarship upon admission into the BSPH Program in addition to the Andrews Partnership Scholarship.(Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher) 
  • The median salary for Environmental Health Specialists and scientists in 2015 was $67,460.
    • There is a projected 11% increase in employment from 2016-2026 with 94,600 jobs in 2014.Study at the
  • Study at the only Adventist University that offers the undergraduate Public Health Program

NEW FTIAC Scholarship Information for Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 Cohort: 

Scholarship Requirements for FTIAC:

  • Students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and an ACT composite score of 20 or higher (or SAT Math plus ERW scores of 1020 or higher [940 on the older version]).

For More Information Check out our BPSH Program Webpage

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We are available to answer any questions or concerns that you may have. Feel free to contact us at any time.

Thank you for your time and May God richly bless you as you make plans for your future!

Padma P. Tadi Uppala, PhD, MPH
Director, Bachelor of Science in Public Health
Professor, MPH Environmental Health
Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness
School of Health Professions
Ph: 269-471-3043

Sherine Brown-Fraser PhD, RD, CPT
Department Chair & Associate Professor
Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness
School of Health Professions
Ph: 269-471-3351, 3370