The Bachelor of Science in Public Health

The mission of the BSPH program in Health Policy and Management is to improve the health of individuals and populations and advance health equity in the U.S. and around the world by educating future health leaders, managers, policymakers, clinicians, practitioners and researchers.

Have a question about applying to the Bachelor of Science in Public Health?
Contact our Academic Coordinator about the application process.

Specific questions regarding the program?
We also encourage you to contact the Program Director

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  • BSPH senior Ethan Phillips works with peers in student government to limit suicide contagion:
    See the NPR story
  • BSPH alum Ana Dodson is giving back through medicine: Discover Her Story
  • BSPH senior Kartik Tyagi believes focusing on what brings us together is key: Read The Pivot
  • HPM BSPH alum Ada Nwosu creates international development strategies that promote global health: Read More Here
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Alumni Profiles



HPM BSPH Program Post-Graduate Placements 2022

Graduates of the UNC BSPH program in Health Policy and Management (HPM) are very successful. Most graduates enter the workforce immediately after graduation, with top employers including consulting firms, hospitals and health systems, private research organizations, health insurance companies, health information technology companies, government agencies, non- profit organizations and more. Within 2–5 years, most graduates go on to pursue a graduate or professional degree, with the most common being a graduate degree in public health or medical degree.

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Hear from some of our class of 2021 alumni

Learn about the post-grad placement of Health Policy and Management graduates. We spoke with graduates Neha Aggarwal, Jada Raphael, Neil Rowen, and Victoria Monge, all alumni of the BSPH class of 2021.