Better than an apple a day

Learn how to make your community a healthier, safer place to live

Image of a mosquito against a white background representing our Public Health major

As one of only two Public Health undergraduate programs in Colorado, FLC’s Public Health program blends medicine, biology, communications, and other fields so you can better understand how choice, genetics, and the environment impact the health of real families and individuals. Graduate ready to promote and advance the health of your own community.

 

Jennifer Lowell, Associate Professor of Health Sciences on our Public Health major

"Our faculty are well-connected with local, national, and global public health partners, while our community partners provide hands-on public health experiences that prepare students for a variety of Public Health careers."

 

The road ahead

FLC Public Health majors working on a Public Health project in the lab

With experiential learning and research opportunities, a dedicated faculty and small classes, and your motivation, you'll be well-prepared to make a difference in the health and well-being of your community. Whether you move directly into the workplace, or pursue a graduate degree in accelerate nursing, public health, social work, health administration, or biomedicine, you'll have every you need to succeed.

Imagine yourself as a:

  • Public health or diabetes educator
  • Epidemiologist
  • Global health specialist
  • Patient case manager
  • Infectious disease specialist
  • Environmental health specialist