What Can a Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a Concentration in Allied Health Do for Your Career?

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Let Kent State Help You Be Prepared for Allied Health Careers!

Looking to grow in your field, gain a better role, or increase your salary? The BSPH in Allied Health is perfect for those looking to learn diverse aspects of the public health field and who want to have a range of career options after completing their degree.

Keep on reading to discover everything our Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a concentration in Allied Health can teach you to make you better prepared for various allied health jobs!

How We Prepare You for Advanced Allied Health Degree Jobs

When you choose the Allied Health concentration, you will get exposure to a range of areas within the public health field, including:

  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental health
  • Epidemiology
  • Global health
  • Health policy

Exposure to all of these areas will prepare you to meet the demands of allied health degree jobs and more!

Course Roadmap to Allied Health Careers

In our program, you will take challenging classes centered around public health, such as:

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Introduction to Global Health
  • Essentials of Epidemiology
  • Social and Behavioral Science Theories in Public Health
  • Prevention and Control of Diseases
  • Policy and Decision-Making
  • Introduction to Environmental Health and Safety

Top Choice Allied Health Degree Jobs

Wondering what types of allied health careers you can go into after graduating? Following graduation, you can secure additional training and licensure that you can apply to a wide variety of roles. Here are a few of the top job choices for graduates, along with their average salaries, according to Glassdoor:

  • Occupational Therapist
    $59k – $95k
  • Pharmacy Technician
    $21k – $34k
  • Medical Assistant
    $25k – $36k
  • Phlebotomist
    $24k – $37k
  • Dental Assistant
    $26k – $43k
  • Surgical Technician
    $32k – $54k
  • Laboratory Technician
    $27k – $49k
  • Respiratory Therapist
    $40k – $63k
  • MRI Technologist
    $50k – $79k
  • ER Nurse
    $51k – $90k

To see a full list of the Allied Health jobs, check out this great list from The Job Network!

About Kent State University’s BSPH in Allied Health

With our Allied Health concentration, you have the ability to finish your degree in person on campus or online – perfect for the working professional on the go! Taught by talented professors with professional industry experience, this program will make you fully prepared for the challenges of a rewarding field.

Additionally, we also accept various state licensures and certifications for up to 12 hours of credit. Be sure to consult our homepage for further details.

Reasons to Get Your BSPH in Allied Health Online

We recently wrote a post for our blog centered around the main reasons why students might want to pursue this degree online, and here are a few key takeaways from the article:

  • Time management – Taking classes online allows you to have more flexibility so you can go at your own pace, making it easy to fit work within your regular schedule.
  • Savings – From dorm rooms to gas money to parking, there are a variety of ways you can save money by taking your courses online from the comfort of your own home!
  • Interactivity – Unlike many other online programs, we make sure that we keep students engaged with each other and the professor through a variety of interactive activities throughout the semester.

Be sure to check out our full post for more details!

Ready to Gain the Skills You Need for Allied Health Jobs?

Contact us using our quick form to request additional information, or apply today. We look forward to hearing from you!