What is Dual Enrollment?
The dual enrollment program is an opportunity for high school students to take college courses at the University of Memphis School of Public Health. Students who later attend the University of Memphis and declare their undergraduate major within the School of Public Health will have the option to transfer credits earned from these courses towards their bachelor's degree.
Why Public Health?
The field of Public Health is important to educate the next generation of interdisciplinary public health leaders who can influence population health around the world.
- Environmental and Climate Health
- Social Determinants and Health Disparities
- Health Data Analytics and Informatics
- Global Health Crises and Milestones
- Public Health in Action
- Flexible: Online and Hybrid Options
- Design public health innovations and solutions
- Develop skills to take action
- Interdisciplinary and multisectoral career path
- The benefits of participating in the dual enrollment program are the ability to build a career in the field of public health and to make a community impact by addressing real, 21st century public health challenges with innovative solutions to improve health and well-being.
- Highschool students in grades 11 and 12
Potential Career Paths and Employment Opportunities
Potential Career Paths for Bachelor of Science in Public Health Graduates
- Community Health Educator
- Preventive Specialist
- Program Coordinator
- Research Assistant / Associate
- Community Health Outreach Specialist
- Population Health Coordinator
Common Employment Organizations
- Non-profit Organization
- Educational Institution
- Healthcare Provider
- Medical / Community Center
For frequently asked questions about the program, please visit our FAQ.