Public Health at Adrian College
Offered in either a Business Minor or Bachelor of Science, Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices.
And, it can also be a promising career path as the median salary for a healthcare administrator is over $104,000 per year.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Common questions about Public Health.
Most healthcare jobs require a bachelor’s, and having a degree in Public Health provides a massive advantage in earning potential and salary. People with a bachelor’s degree also have a 50% lower rate of unemployment, and on average they make an additional $630,000 to $900,000 over their lifetime, even more in high growth fields like this one.
Yes! The only way to make sure our program gives you the skills you need to get hired and teaches you to work through real-world problems that actually matter is to partner with the people out there who are actually doing it. Our collaboration with Fortune 500 companies and subject matter experts means that their multi-billion-dollar expertise is reflected in everything you’ll study here.
Public Health is huge, and our graduates can use their coveted skills to secure many different kinds of high-growth employment. If the idea of helping facilitate a process that serves a large number of patients appeals to you, you may want to work as a healthcare administrator. If you want to play a role in preventing the next pandemic, you may point towards landing a job in public health policy. Our program is also an excellent path for pre-meds! As a Public Health grad, the high-paying possibilities available to you are essentially endless.
If you are interested in learning how to prevent sickness and disease in communities, if you have a passion for helping people live healthy and fulfilling lives, if you are looking for a degree that opens a ton of doors to different high-growth careers, if you want to have a job that never gets boring, and if you want to gain a skill set that makes you more and more valuable as your career progresses, you should consider this major.
Flexibility. Optional Synchronous means our Public Health courses can be attended together at one time with other students, or on your own schedule. Many students prefer the learning that comes with live interactions, while other students love the flexibility of doing them whenever they fit into their schedule.
This major is part of an exclusive partnership between Adrian College and Rize Education, which means you’ll be learning with students from your campus, as well as students from a selective consortium of schools across the country. The goal is to help you begin building a national network of people in your industry before you’ve even graduated.
A flipped classroom is one where the focus is not on lectures, but on discussion, projects, and problem-solving. Students in flipped classrooms get the chance for more instructor feedback, and as a result have been found to learn much, much faster.