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Mission and Goals

The mission of the Public Health degree program at University of the Cumberlands is the improvement of health (physical, mental, emotional, social, occupational, and spiritual) through education. Public Health majors build strong academic foundations as they learn a variety of skills necessary to help others live healthier lives. Toward this purpose, emphasis is placed on preparing two types of professional personnel: competent teachers of health and competent health specialist in the public health field.