Public Health Transfer Options


In Oregon there are seven public colleges that will accept the AAOT or have coursework that directly leads to a public health advanced degree. Research the various schools below and set up an appointment with either public health advisors, Sarah Baron or Owen Murphy at to plot out your coursework today.  

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  • Oregon Health & Sciences University-Portland State University School of Public Health
    Offers five specialized Public Health Studies concentrations and two minors, we provide you with specialty training and a core foundation in public health that positions you to excel in the public health career path. Degree concentrations include Healthy Aging, Community Health Promotion, Health Services Administration, Clinical Health Science, School Health Educator. Learn more! 
  • Oregon Institute of Technology - Klamath Falls  
    Oregon Tech’s Population Health Management Program has an academic foundation in medical sociology, which is the formal investigation of social and structural determinants of health. With these skills, you can take action in the local community of Klamath Falls while working at the Population Health Management Research Center, where your clients and colleagues are local professionals in the field. By applying sociology to the nation's most pressing health issues in a local, rural environment, you will make a difference. Learn more! 
  • Oregon State University - Corvallis
    Continue your Public Health education with OSU! OSU offers Public Health (B.S.) options like Health Management and Policy or Health Promotion and Health Behavior online (via E-campus). Or, you can also join our Corvallis campus with options available in Health Management and Policy, Health Promotion and Health Behavior, or the General option. Excited to join OSU? Learn more!
  • Oregon State University Cascades - Bend
    Expand and enrich your capacity to serve others by transferring to OSU-Cascades and receiving your Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Sciences. The HDFS program, with its strong emphasis on practicum and internships, will help you add more skills and experience to supplement the foundation you already have in place. We work with you to identify Public Health agencies where you can roll up your sleeves and continue doing good work in the lives of others. You can stay in beautiful Central Oregon and from here help change the world for good! Learn more!
  • Southern Oregon University - Ashland
    Preparing students for a career in the fast-paced and dynamic field of healthcare administration; the health care administration program will equip students for a role in managing healthcare systems effectively and efficiently. Learn more!
  • Western Oregon University - Monmouth
    Public health programs prepare you to work with individuals, groups and communities to promote health and prevent disease and disability. You’ll develop professional skills that include coordinating health education services, sharing accurate health information and teaching classes on positive personal health. Picture someone aiding residents of underserved areas or assisting in third-world countries to help the population learn about healthy life skills. Learn more!
  • University of Oregon - Eugene
    Interested in global health? The global health program at the UO offers an interdisciplinary minor for undergraduate students. The program focuses on the social aspects of health and of disparities in outcomes in health and disease, the principles of public health and health ethics, as well as the historical and institutional aspects of the practice of global health. Students select courses from expert faculty who specialize in diverse areas such as bioethics, the histories of disease prevention campaigns, cross-cultural accounts of mental health experiences, sociological studies of race and ethnicity as those relate to health, and psychological studies of healthy development- read about the Global Health Center here. Learn more!