Our Bachelors of Science in Public Health (Major in Community Health) trains students in efficient examination of communities in order to effectively plan, prepare and apply solutions to address community health concerns. Whether it is identifying environmental hazards, to caring for the elderly, the program has been designed to give you crucial insights into the numerous social, psychological, environmental, technological, cultural and political factors that are affecting the health of society.
Through lectures from reputable public health academicians and participation in fieldwork activities, students shall be made more aware of the real-life health issues affecting the community. Courses in the program shall also enlighten students with the basic fundamentals of measurement and evaluation, theoretical and practical treatment for disease prevention, health promotion and research methods.
St Theresa’s international environment encourages students to expand upon their English language skills which shall be an advantage for securing job positions in public health agencies anywhere around the world. The program’s low student-to-faculty ratio encourages a sense of community that strengthens valuable skills such as teamwork and harmonious cooperation.
At the conclusion of the program, students are required to complete an internship, where they will gain actual working experience of the daily operations of public health officers.
Graduates of the program shall be highly qualified for employment in government agencies or private and nonprofit health organizations at international levels.
The high costs of health care have influenced Thailand’s high demand for public health workers, which means that employment can be secured very soon after graduation!
The broad perspective of health that our students develop within the program shall be a distinct advantage for entering into postgraduate studies in the fields of medicine, physical therapy or public health.