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Improving health beyond direct patient care.
The Department of Public Health and Health Sciences emphasizes interprofessional education to prepare graduates to excel in careers such as advocating for health policy, promoting health through education, health data analytics, and leading collaborative health care teams to devise creative solutions to complex health care needs.
The undergraduate B.S.degree in Health Sciences includes a comprehensive health care curriculum that offers a variety of meaningful pathways. You can begin or advance your career in health care with this degree.
The undergraduate B.S. degree in Public Health provides a broad foundation for a meaningful career committed to the promotion of health. This degree will open opportunities in a variety of settings or lead to advanced degrees in the field.
The online Master’s of Public Health (MPH) degree develops public health practitioners and leaders to address the public health needs of rural and underserved populations.
The Ph.D. in Health Sciences prepares practicing health care professionals to successfully undertake leadership roles in academia, research and/or health and human services practice settings.
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The Classroom & Beyond
VERMILLION, S.D. – Nearly 450 students are enrolled in the newly organized Department of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of South Dakota. The department combines several existing programs into one, unified department that launched this fall. It is one of ...
The School of Health Sciences developed this program to help meet a mounting need for additional health care professionals serving South Dakota.
USD has created the South Dakota Community Action Response Epidemiology (CARE) team to provide support and public health services to communities, universities and tribes across the state.