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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Careers in Public Health

Career Opportunities in Public Health

Public health work is done in a wide variety of settings in the public and private sectors. Graduates of the baccalaureate program in Public Health are prepared to use their skills in a variety of government agencies, hospitals and other facilities of the health care systems, community mental health agencies, employee health programs in business and industry, student health services on college campuses, and many non-profit health agencies in communities. Graduates have a comprehensive knowledge base in health science and skills in planning educational programs, designing instructional materials, conducting community health needs assessments, and completing common administration duties such as budgeting and supervising volunteers. Many students choose to pursue advanced degrees in public health, and are strongly encouraged.

Career Opportunities in Environmental Health Science

Environmental health science and protection is the art and science of protecting against environmental factors that adversely impact human health or the ecologic balances to long-term human and ecosystem health. Exciting careers are available working with government agencies, municipalities, utilities, environmental consulting firms, industry, non-profit organizations, and local governments. With ever expanding opportunities, environmental health gradutes will be globally marketable.

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