About School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

School of Nursing and Health Professions

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

The Langston Department of Public Health equips students pursuing their undergraduate degree in this field with the knowledge and skills needed to become leaders in the health profession, and to improve the health of people and communities. Our students explore the public health care system in the U.S. and abroad, as well as emerging public health concerns and burgeoning environmental threats.

Mission

The Public Health program at Langston University works to prepare graduates who can create and advance healthy communities in the diverse and dynamic field. The field challenges its professionals to confront complex health issues using multifaceted approaches while continuing to be an exciting and growing field of study.

Objectives

The Public Health program will prepare scholarly healthcare professionals who participate as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team and provide leadership to meet the complex healthcare issues in protecting and promoting the public’s health. Specifically, the Bachelor of Science in Public Health program strives to meet the emerging challenges of healthcare by: 1. Preparing graduates to practice successfully in diverse public health and social service settings. 2. Establishing a solid foundation for advanced study in public health. 3. Providing an environment conducive to student learning and professional development. 4. Engaging in service activities that strengthen the capacity to advance and improve population health. 5. Conducting basic and applied research that contributes to the identification, management, and resolution of public health problems.

CONTACT

Department of Public Health

Degree and Requirements

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

This program awards a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. It is organized around the five core disciplines of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, social and behavioral sciences, and health administration and policy.

Public Health Course Description

Minority Health + Health Disparities Plan of Study

Nutrition + Wellness Plan of Study

Upcoming Events

Annual Honors Day

April 4, 2024
Involves the business aspects of food and fiber production and marketing. Students who major in Agribusiness will be learning business concepts (marketing, management, human resources management and finance) that can be applied to real-world issues and opportunities within the agricultural and life sciences industries. Our program produces highly trained graduates that possess the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to compete ...

Potential Careers

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Commodities Marketing/ Merchandising
  • Banking/Finance & credit

Annual Minority Health Forum

April 25, 2024
The School of Nursing and Health Professions is hosting its Annual Minority Health Forum. This year’s theme is “Mental Health Disparities and Harm Reduction Strategies” and the guest speaker is Farah Antoine-Mayberry, the director of Imani’s Village. The forum will be held in Allied Health Building Room 105 and online via Zoom. You can access the Zoom at: https://langston-edu.zoom.us/j/95651397668?pwd=UFRkYk5YTCtkQXM2RUF5UVpJdCtQUT09 Meeting ...

Commencement

May 4, 2024
This year’s ceremony is set to be held in person at the W.E. Anderson Stadium on the Langston campus on Saturday, May 4, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. Use #LUGRAD24 to tag tweets and photos before, during and after commencement! Should inclement weather arise, two ceremonies will be held inside the C.F. Gayles Gymnasium. One at 10 a.m. and another at ...