Free Online Public Health (General) Courses from Top Universities

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Online general public health courses are offered for free by top universities such as Johns Hopkins University and Open University. Read on to learn more about these online courses that cover topics including historical perspectives on public health, limits to primary care and environmental health.
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Free Public Health General Courses

Public health general courses are available for interested students who want to study online for free. Course materials are available at any time on these respective school's websites.

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University offers plenty of public health courses online for free. Students can choose from course topics like the history of public health, global tobacco control, public health biology, and personal preparedness planning for public health workers.

Open University

Open University's free online course in public health investigates community services access. Points touched on include moral issues surrounding allotting limited resources and the straining of community services by drug users.

Free Online Public Health General Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
History of Public Health course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials No No Yes
Population Change & Public Health course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials Yes No Yes
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials Yes No Yes
Global Tobacco Control course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials No Yes Yes
Culture, Politics and Community: Living Public Health in Nigeria course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Audio/video lectures/lecture materials No No Yes
Public Health Biology course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Textbooks/lecture materials No No Yes
Social and Behavioral Foundations of Primary Health Care course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/labs/lecture materials No No Yes
Essentials of Probability & Statistical Inference IV course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials No Yes Yes
Environmental Health course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials No No Yes
Ethical Issues in Public Health course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials No No Yes
Personal Preparedness Planning for Public Health Workers course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Lecture materials No No Yes
Pharmaceuticals Management for Underserved Populations course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Textbook/lecture materials Yes No Yes
Fundamentals of Oncology for Public Health Practitioners course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Texts/lecture materials No No Yes
Public Health Practice 101 course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Lecture materials No No Yes
Introduction to Demographic Methods course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Textbook/lecture materials Yes No Yes
Principles of Industrial Hygiene course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Textbooks/lecture materials No No Yes
Qualitative Data Analysis course from Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Textbooks/lecture materials Yes No Yes
The Limits of Primary Care course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Public Health
      • M.S. in Health Education
      • Master of Healthcare Admin
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor: Health Science
      • Bachelor: Health and Wellness
      • Bachelor: Nutrition Science
      • Bachelor: Healthcare Admin
    Associate's
      • AAS in Public Safety and Security
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Project Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Accounting and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Business Management and Public Safety Leadership
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Technology Management
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Project Management
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Healthcare Admin and Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Healthcare Admin and Management
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
    Master's
      • MBA: Health Systems Management
      • MS in Health Care Administration
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Health Care Administration
      • BS in Health Sciences: Professional Development & Advanced Patient Care
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Government - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Healthcare Management
      • M.A. in Law - Health Care Law
      • Master of Public Administration - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Leadership Studies
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    6. The George Washington University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSHS Medical Laboratory Sciences
      • MSHS in Immunohematology and Biotechnology
      • MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences
      • MSHS in Translational Microbiology
  • Online Programs Available
    7. University of the Southwest

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Organizational Leadership: Health Care Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Abilene Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - Healthcare Administration
      • Master of Science in Management - Healthcare Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Lewis University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Public Safety Administration

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Purdue University Global

  • Master of Public Health
  • Bachelor: Health Science
  • AAS in Public Safety and Security

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Herzing University

  • MBA Dual Concentration: Project Management and Public Safety Leadership
  • MBA Dual Concentration: Accounting and Public Safety Leadership
  • MBA Dual Concentration: Healthcare Management and Public Safety Leadership

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Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Healthcare Admin and Management
  • BS - Healthcare Admin and Management

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Grand Canyon University

  • EdD in Organizational Leadership - Health Care Administration
  • MBA: Health Systems Management
  • BS in Health Care Administration

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Regent University

  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership - Healthcare Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Government - Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Leadership Studies

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The George Washington University

  • MSHS Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • MSHS in Immunohematology and Biotechnology
  • MSHS in Molecular Diagnostic Sciences

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University of the Southwest

  • MBA Healthcare Administration

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Northcentral University

  • MS - Organizational Leadership: Health Care Administration

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