Department of Public Health, Human Nutrition & Dietetics

 

INTRODUCTION 
The Department of Public Health aims at providing the students with adequate knowledge and exemplary skills. The department is equipped with trained professionals who are committed to ensuring that the students are well taught and trained. We also offer top notch equipment facilities that provide the students with a hands-on approach to what their career path offers in the job market.

VISION
To be a leading world class university that raises generations of Public Health graduates who are well grounded in their professional and academic expertise and committed to their ethical values. 

MISSION
To contribute to the transformation of our society by providing highly qualified public health professionals who are able and willing to serve the community selflessly. 

PURPOSE
This department aims at equipping the students with the fundamental knowledge and skill that are required to meet the diverse demands of an individual placed in the health care sector. 
We ensure that our graduates are qualified to work in the local, national and international capacities. This is very crucial since such a graduate is more marketable in the field. 

CAREER OPTIONS
After successful completion in the programs offered in this department, graduates can venture into the vast health care sector. 
The following are some of the places that offer career opportunities in this field of study:

  • Hospitals
  • Learning Institutions
  • Pharmaceutical centers
  • Research Institutions
  • Government Health Offices
  • Private Health Practices

The following are some job titles the graduates can acquire in the field of careers:

  • Community Health worker
  • Public Health Consultant
  • Researcher
  • Epidemiologist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Health Community Specialist
  • Health Care Administrator
  • Public Health Doctor

OUR FACULTY
School of Medicine and Health Sciences