A healthier world for all...

The Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) is a career-focused, world-ready degree for students who want to make the impossible a reality.

Imagine a world where we can stop disease before it happens. A world with less human suffering, more access to care, and health equity for all. You are the generation that will make it happen. The University of Kentucky College of Public Health will give you the tools you will need. 

Here you will find the knowledge, support, and real-world experience that will expand your concept of what is possible – for you and the world. 

BPH alumni are currently working  or pursuing further education in fields including: emergency preparedness, government agencies, health education, health administration, medicine, non-profits, pharmacy, and physician assistant. 

Ready to get started? Apply now.

The Tools to Succeed

"Public health is training me to make a difference in the health of entire populations. And the faculty really care. What you get here is a focus on the students. I know my goals are possible because UK has given me the tools to succeed."

- Elizabeth Edwards, BPH Student from Michigan

Our BPH Students

22%

Underrepresented Minority Students

26%

First-Generation Students

18%

Appalachian Students

What's possible as a Public Health major? Everything.

Check out the stories below to learn more about how public health students are making their undergraduate experiences their own through activism, research, leadership, and travel opportunities.

Support for your goals.

Be challenged and supported at a world-class university.

Meet Your Support Team

The Student Engagement, Advising, and Success team helps BPH students navigate all aspects of life at UK.

University Scholars

Ready for a challenge? Accelerate your future with a BPH + MPH in five years.

Live Your Passion

The Interprofessional Healthcare Residential College makes learning an immersive experience.

Bachelor of Public Health Curriculum & Learning Outcomes

College means a lot of time in class – make it interesting.

Student Organizations at CPH

Join us! Student organizations help you connect with your classmates.

Ready to learn more?

Find funding, learn how to become a Public Health major, or plan your personalized visit.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Let us help make college more affordable. Learn about scholarship and financial aid options.

Admissions

Are you all in? Apply now!

Visit us.

We'd love you show you around. Contact us today, and we'll roll out the Big Blue carpet for you.