College for Women | Henrietta Schmoll School of Health

Public Health

Do you want to help improve the lives of those in your immediate community and beyond? When pursuing St. Kate’s public health major on our St. Paul campus, you will gain the skills and experience to facilitate long-term change through education, health promotion and policy development.

what can I do with a degree in Public Health?

The degree in public health from St. Kate’s is the first of its kind in Minnesota, and provides graduates with a wide variety of career options including:

  • Community health worker/educator
  • Environmental health technician
  • Prevention outreach specialist
  • Program manager
  • AmeriCorps or Peace Corps

what will I study?

With the flexible curriculum at St. Kate’s, you can specialize in one or more areas of study within public health. These options include:

  • Health Sciences
  • Public Policy
  • Health Education
  • Community Health Worker

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why St. Kate’s?

At St. Catherine University, you will grow as a leader who engages with intention, acts with justice and serves with compassion. You will build personal relationships with faculty and students alike, while you become immersed in active and collaborative methods of learning to achieve your goals.

Major Course Requirements

Major Course Requirements

Explore the required, supporting and recommended courses.

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The path to a baccalaureate degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.

Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty are active researchers, industry and academic award winners and influential members of professional organizations. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers.

The St. Kate’s Experience

The St. Kate’s Experience

This unique program brings together resources, activities and personal support to help you achieve your goals.