Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate degrees in the School of Public Health are offered in Public Health Studies and in Applied Health & Fitness. The Public Health Studies curriculum is designed around a common core and five specialized concentrations: healthy aging, community health promotion, pre-clinical health science, school health educator, and health services administration. 

The Applied Health & Fitness degree has 3 specialized focus areas: fitness & exercise, fitness for special populations, and health coaching. 

Degree Maps and Learning Outcomes

Admission requirements

Applied Health Fitness B.A./B.S.

Human Lactation Undergraduate Certificate

Public Health Studies B.A./B.S.

Aging Services Minor

Community Health Minor

Health Studies Secondary Education Program

Community Health Courses

PE Courses

Human Lactation Undergraduate Certificate


The undergraduate certificate in Human Lactation offers comprehensive lactation training for:

  • Non-health professionals who want to become certified as International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).
  • Health professionals want to become certified as International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).
  • Students wishing to seek a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences with an emphasis on lactation education and professional lactation consultant training.
  • Students interested in politics, policy and research from the perspective of improving maternal and infant health outcomes.

Completion of the Lactation Pathway enables students to sit for the International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) exam. IBCLC designation enables students to provide advanced practice clinical lactation care for families in a variety of settings.

For more information about the Certificate in Human Lactation, please visit: https://ohsu-psu-sph.org/undergraduate/lactation/