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Increase your knowledge in biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, social determinants, and public health policy and management. Understand health behaviors in the contexts in which they occur; use a collaborative community approach to promote disease prevention through the planning and evaluation of public health programs and policies. Upon successful completion of this degree program learners are prepared to supplement their current position with public health knowledge or pursue entry-level positions within the field of public health.

Outcome goals and graduates' proficiency levels

We have not yet collected enough information to publish learning outcome data for this program.

Quality and Professional Relevance

  • The Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA+) report shows that Capella seniors score significantly higher in critical thinking and written communication compared to seniors from non-proprietary and other proprietary institutions. The full CLA+ report is available.
  • Practice communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and decision-making skills in Vila Health™, Capella's simulated health care environment.

Expected Program Outcomes

  1. Apply knowledge of history, theory, and practice to advance prevention and wellness.
  2. Apply independent, teamwork, and leadership skills to address public health concerns.
  3. Identify, interpret, evaluate, and synthesize public health information, data, and evidence.
  4. Apply ethical considerations working with diverse populations.
  5. Communicate public health information in both oral and written forms, through a variety of media and to diverse audiences.

Bachelor of Science Program Graduates

Data from graduates from all Bachelor of Science programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni are using their degrees.

Career Preparation

All Bachelor's Graduates

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Career Preparation

All Bachelors Degree Graduates

The skills and knowledge have been immediately applicable to my career: 76%

My degree has positioned me to achieve my professional ambitions: 79%

Capella's competency based curriculum has prepared me for the needs of my profession: 79%

 

Percentage of respondents who answered "strongly agree" or "agree"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 - Q1 2018.

Career & Professional Accomplishments

All Bachelor's Graduates

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Career and Professional Accomplishments

All Bachelors Degree Graduates

Made a significant contribution to my profession: 41%

Successfully changed jobs and-or-careers: 39%

Assumed leadership responsibilities: 36%

Received a salary increase: 36%

Received a promotion: 37%

Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography, and degree field, affect career outcomes, and Capella does not guarantee a job, promotion, salary increase, or other career growth.

Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item.

Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 – Q1 2018.

Bachelor of Science Program Graduates

Data from graduates from all Bachelor of Science programs have been combined for these Student Experience results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni feel about Capella and what general skills and abilities they gained.

Satisfaction with Capella

All Bachelor's Graduates

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Satisfaction with Capella

All Bachelors Degree Graduates

I have or intend to recommend Capella: 86%

I am satisfied with my Capella education: 91%

Capella gave me the most efficient direct path to completing my degree: 84%

Percentage of respondents who answered affirmatively.
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 – Q1 2018.

Skills & Abilities
All Social & Behavioral Sciences Doctoral Graduates

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Skills & Abilities

All Bachelors Degree Graduates

Write clearly, accurately, and professionally; use sources appropriately: 96%

Communicate thoughts and ideas in varied settings : 96%

Show ethical conduct reflecting values and beliefs of discipline : 97%

Show knowledge of field; respect contributions of other fields : 98%

Analyze theoretical issues or investigate real-world phenomena, create knowledge : 98%

Locate, evaluate and communicate information; address legal, professional, other issues: 97%

Critically examine, analyze, and evaluate thinking using intellectual standards and creativity: 95%

Critically evaluate, select, and use discipline-appropriate technology : 97%

Show appreciation for group and individual differences : 96%

Demonstrate effective leadership in diverse environments : 96%

Apply the specialized knowledge associated with professional practice area : 95%

Percentage of respondents who rated themselves as "proficient" or "exceptional" on ability to demonstrate the skill or ability on the job.
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2017 – Q2 2018.

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"At Capella they don't just accept the fact that you have life experience. You actually have to prove you can do the things that you need to do."

Harry Mosley, BS

2008 Graduate

School of Undergraduate Studies

Specialization in General Information Technology