2020 Most Affordable Online Public Health Degrees

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These 21 colleges offer the most affordable online bachelor's in public health degrees. University of the Cumberlands is the #1 school on the list, offering a tuition rate of $5,970 annually for its BAS and BS in Public Health. Classes for these programs include Community and Environmental Health, Mental Health, Nutrition, Public Health Administration, Social Policy Analysis, and Substance Abuse. Mississippi University for Women comes in second place, with an affordable tuition rate of $7,424 per year.

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Rank School Annual Tuition
# 1 #1 $5,970
# 2 #2 $7,424
# 3 #3 $8,100
# 4 #4 $9,455
# 5 #5 $9,600
# 6 #6 $10,397
# 7 #7 $10,500
# 8 #8 $10,537
# 9 #9 $10,590
# 10 #10 $10,800
# 11 #11 $11,622
# 12 #12 $12,210
# 13 #13 $12,393
# 14 #14 $13,440
# 15 #15 $13,454
# 16 #16 $13,547
# 17 #17 $13,600
# 18 #18 $13,710
# 19 #19 $14,550
# 20 #20 $14,760
# 21 #21 $14,850
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  • Annual Tuition: $5,970
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Example Classes: Community and Environmental Health; Mental Health; Nutrition; Public Health Administration; Social Policy Analysis; Substance Abuse

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $7,424
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 98%
  • Example Classes: Biostatistics for Public Health; Chronic Disease & Public Health; Environmental Public Health; Global Health; Infectious Diseases in Public Health; Public Health Interventions

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Public Health Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education
  • Annual Tuition: $8,100
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes: Foundations of Nutrition; Health Economics and Finance; Healthcare: Moral Issues; Leadership & Motivation; Public Health in America; Wellness: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health - Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health - General
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health - Nutrition and Wellness
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health - Public Health Informatics
  • Annual Tuition: $9,455
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Example Classes: Drugs, Health and Human Behavior; Human Sexuality; Human Structure and Function; Introduction to Mental Health and Stress Management; Introduction to Physical Assessment and Exercise Evaluation; Pathophysiology of Disease/Prevention and Control

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education - Community/Public Health Promotion
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education - Community/Public Health Promotion (Maternal Child Health)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education - Community/Public Health Promotion (Public Health)
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education - Community/Public Health Promotion
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education - Community/Public Health Promotion (Maternal Child Health)
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education - Community/Public Health Promotion (Public Health)
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Example Classes: Biological Concepts for Public Health; Ethical and Legal Considerations of Healthcare; Evaluation Methods in Public Health; Healthcare Delivery Systems; Programming Planning in Public Health; Social and Behavioral Health

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA Sociology - Community Health
  • BS Public Health
  • BS Community Health Education
  • Annual Tuition: $10,397
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Example Classes: Community Health; Environmental Health; Immigrant and Refugee Health; Income, Social Status, and Health; Public Health Data Analysis; The School Health Program

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education
  • Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Example Classes: Collaborating for Change; Determinants of Health; Epidemiology; Health Education and Promotion Programming; Public Health Communications; Quality Improvement and Performance Management

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Health
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Health - Health Education and Promotion
  • Annual Tuition: $10,537
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 87%
  • Example Classes: Alcohol & Drug Use in Diverse Populations; Global Health; Health Literacy and Culture Care; Major Issues in Health and Human Services; Native Americans & Substance Use & Abuse; Patient Safety - Quality Improvement

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Undergraduate Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $10,590
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Example Classes: Environmental Health; Health Disparities; Infectious Diseases and Injury Prevention; Lifetime Fitness and Wellness; School and Community Health Education; Substance Use and Abuse

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Example Classes: Communicable Diseases and Non-Communicable Diseases; Food Safety and Hygiene; Global Health and Health Disparities; Health Policy and Politics; Health Promotion, Marketing and Social Communications; Public Health Emergency Preparedness
  • Annual Tuition: $11,622
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 78%
  • Example Classes: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Public Health; Chronic Diseases and Public Health Approaches; Ethics in Public Health; Global Public Health and Health Care Systems; Health Care in the United States; Social and Behavioral Health Theory and Practice

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Health Science in Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $12,210
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 86%
  • Example Classes: Critical Issues; Finance & Budgeting in Healthcare; Health Ethics and the Law; Healthcare Marketing; Public & Community Health Administration; The U.S. Health Delivery System

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Public Health (Degree Completion)
  • Annual Tuition: $12,393
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes: Addictive Behaviors; Ethical Practices in Health Professions; Health and Human Disease; Health Issues in Vulnerable Populations; Physical Activity in Public Health; Public Health in Academic Settings

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $13,440
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 82%
  • Example Classes: EMT Basic; Grant Writing; Health Information Systems and Technology; Public Health Culture and Diversity; Public Health Emergency Preparedness; Social and Health Services Research Methods

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Emergency Medical Services - Public Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthy Communities
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthy Communities - Case Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthy Communities - Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthy Communities - Health Service Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $13,454
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Example Classes: Community Health; Environmental Health; Health and Aging; Healthy Lifestyles; Human Anatomy and Physiology; Responding to Emergencies

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Community Development - Health Sciences
  • Annual Tuition: $13,547
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Example Classes: Emerging Infectious Diseases; Food and Culture; Foundations of Food Safety; Foundations of Maternal and Child Health; Nutrition and Disease; Understanding U.S. Health Care

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • B.G.S. in Public Health
  • B.S.A.S. in Public Health
  • Annual Tuition: $13,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes: American Red Cross: Responding to Emergencies; Exercise Physiology; Gender and Culture; Nutrition Through the Life Span; Public and Consumer Health Literacy; Wellness for Life

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education - Community Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education - Health Coaching
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education - School Health
  • Healthcare Management - BS
  • Annual Tuition: $13,710
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 87%
  • Example Classes: Biostatistics in Public Health; Chronic and Communicable Diseases; Human Resource Management in Health Care; Personal Health; Research Concepts in Food and Nutrition; Transitions

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science in Public and Community Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Public and Community Health - Health Education and Promotion
  • Bachelor of Science in Public and Community Health - Healthcare Administration
  • Annual Tuition: $14,550
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes: Communication Skills for Health & Human Service Personnel; Contemporary Issues, Trends, Health Law Ethics in Health & Human Services; Cultural Awareness in the Human Services; Health & Human Services Culture: The Helping Relationship; Research Methods in Health & Human Services

Online Bachelor's Degrees

  • BA/Health and Human Services
  • Annual Tuition: $14,760
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 52%
  • Example Classes: Introduction to Counseling Theory; Pharmacy Fundamentals; Professional Communication; Psychology of Abnormal Behavior; Public Health and Epidemiology
  • Annual Tuition: $14,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NECHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 81%
  • Example Classes: Abnormal Psychology; Comparative Healthcare Systems; Epidemiology; Health Policy, Ethics and the Law; Sociology of Aging; Workshop in Acquiring Social Research Skills