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Mission and Goals

The Health, Exercise and Sport Science Department of University of the Cumberlands is on a mission to provide students with the best possible education in the broad field that is Public Health.

The B.S. in Public Health online program gives students a foundational expertise in health and well-being on a personal and societal level. Online classes in areas like community health, substance abuse and physiology provide the broad-based knowledge graduates will need to succeed in helping individuals and families live healthier lives. In this way, University of the Cumberlands helps students who pursue a degree in Public Health make a positive impact on the world around them.

Program Goals
The Health, Exercise and Sports Science Department, through coursework like this public health bachelor degree online program, seeks to:

  1. Provide a thorough academic foundation for Health, Exercise and Sport Science (HESS) students to apply to graduate schools and meet requirements for relevant professional positions
  2. Facilitate effective communication competence for students as it relates to HESS content

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