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Bachelor’s Degree Program Overview

Two girls laughing on a tire swingMission and Values

The mission of the Bachelor of Health Science (BHS) in Public Health is to teach students to advance public health knowledge, promote healthy behaviors and environments, address and eliminate health disparities, and prevent disease. We value:

  • Health as a right, and strive to reduce or eliminate inequity and injustice that affects the health and dignity of all people;
  • Diversity as a strength in our education, research, and work as the right thing to do and the best strategy to engage and help the communities we care about;
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration as the key to creatively solving today’s challenging health issues;
  • Critical thinking to forge new solutions.

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Department of Public Health
University of Missouri
802 Lewis Hall
Columbia, MO 65211

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