Gain a comprehensive understanding of global health issues, challenges, and solutions. Dive deep into the study of how socio-economic, environmental, and behavioral factors influence public health. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills to develop, implement, and evaluate strategies aimed at improving the health and well-being of communities.
This program guides students through the multifaceted world of public health, focusing on both local and global health challenges. At Maryam Abacha American University, we ensure you receive a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience, equipping you with the tools necessary to tackle real-world health issues and play a transformative role in promoting public health.
Our Public Health program prepares graduates for a myriad of rewarding career paths in the vast and ever-evolving field of healthcare. Potential career opportunities include:
Epidemiologist: Investigate and describe the determinants and distribution of diseases, develop methods to prevent and control outbreaks, and provide the foundation for public health policy.
Health Educator: Design, implement, and evaluate health education programs that increase awareness and improve community health outcomes.
Public Health Consultant: Offer expert advice on public health matters, assist in developing effective health strategies, and ensure the effective implementation of health programs.
Healthcare Administrator: Manage hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities, ensuring efficient and quality healthcare delivery.
Global Health Worker: Address global health issues, including infectious diseases, malnutrition, and access to healthcare, often working with international agencies like WHO.
Environmental Health Specialist: Study how environmental factors, like pollution and waste, impact public health, and develop strategies to mitigate these risks.
Graduates can also venture into a range of healthcare environments, such as:
Governmental Organizations: Develop, implement, and monitor public health policies and programs at local, state, or national levels.
Non-Governmental Organizations: Work with NGOs focusing on health issues, ranging from nutrition and sanitation to disease prevention.
Research Institutions: Engage in cutting-edge research, aiming to understand health challenges and innovate solutions.
Corporate Sector: Engage in the development of health products, services, or awareness campaigns, ensuring that they meet public health standards and needs.
This program also nurtures entrepreneurial spirit, enabling graduates to pioneer public health initiatives, campaigns, or technologies. With a solid grounding in epidemiology, biostatistics, health systems, and behavioral sciences, graduates of our Public Health program are well-poised to champion initiatives that enhance community health and well-being.
Program Learning Outcomes
|Year 1 – Freshmen|
Communication in English
|Year 2 – Sophomore|
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
|Year 3 – Junior|
Peace and Conflict Resolution
|Year 4 – Senior|
Health Policy and Finance
How to Apply?
Choose MAAUN as your First Choice on JAMB Portal.
Register on MAAUN Portal using your JAMB number.
Pay your admission fee.
Once verified, complete your application online.
Upload all the required documents and your passport size picture on the MAAUN Portal before submitting your application.
After you submit your application, an admissions representative will contact you and will help you to complete the process.
You’ll also be able to tract the progress of the application on the MAAUN portal
Once you’ve completed your application and connected with an admissions representative, you’re ready to create your schedule.