• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Public Health program at the University of Kentucky focuses on populations with an integrated approach of identifying behaviors that affect health; advocating for primary prevention of disease; promoting healthcare equity, quality and accessibility; and transforming healthcare systems.

Careers

The bachelor’s degree gives students a unique knowledge base, allowing them to apply for many entry-level jobs within public health. With a Bachelor of Public Health degree, students can apply for jobs in health departments, non-profit organizations, international health organizations, and more. 

Additional job opportunities include:

  • Serving as a program assistant with an international health organization
  • Carrying out health-related assessments at construction sites 
  • Working as a research assistant with a nonprofit organization
  • Doing consulting work related to disease prevention
  • Working at a company that does health marketing
  • Conducting air quality sampling and surveying
  • Responding to calls at a West Nile virus hotline

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Disease Detectives: Epidemiology in Action
  • Foundations of Environmental Health
  • Foundations of Health Behavior
  • Public Health Professions and Practice 
  • Health and Medical Care Delivery Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Complete UK International Application for Undergraduate Admission or Common Application
  • Application processing fee (non-refundable)
  • Copy of passport
  • Official transcripts in English
  • Bank Statement 
  • Submit Sponsor Guarantee Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30680 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lexington-Fayette

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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