ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Elizabethtown College recently launched an interdisciplinary and dynamic Public Health major. A relevant career field amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students majoring in Public health also will address issues of poverty, nutrition, disease control and prevention, aging, and environmental risks.
“The study of public health has never been more relevant or important,” Elizabethtown College Dean of the School of Public Service, April Kelly-Woessner said. “Our interdisciplinary program prepares students to address pressing needs in their communities, such as those related to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Etown’s B.A. in Public Health is designed for students to engage in social sciences and policy-focused classes, preparing them for careers in advocacy, policy work, and program administration with community organizations and government agencies. The BS in Public Health program is based primarily on the hard sciences, preparing students for graduate programs in public health and for