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Public Health Concentration

The fundamental aim of public health is to improve the health and well-being of communities around the world. Thus, the field of public health is very broad and offers many areas in which you can make an impact! Gordon’s public health program is designed as a unique and critical opportunity to align excellent public health education with Christian principles and mission. Gordon College also offers a master’s in public health

Explore the public health degree

Why study public health at Gordon?

The pursuit of a public health degree is a journey that combines academic rigor with a commitment to improving the lives of individuals and communities. As a public health major at Gordon College, you'll explore a curriculum that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to effectively address public health challenges. You'll also have the unique advantage of our location near Boston. It's a hub for healthcare innovation and public health initiatives, offering students ample internships, research, and community engagement opportunities.

What can I pursue with a public health degree?

Beyond pursuing a graduate school track, a concentration in public health offers many career options, including: 

  • Epidemiology 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Environmental and occupational health 
  • Health education and behavioral science
  • Infectious disease 
  • Public policy 
  • Global health 


For more information contact:

Dr. Greg Keller
Professor of Biology

P 978 867 4852

Department Chair of Life, Health and Physical Sciences

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