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Community Health Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #703 (BCR) , NV,
If you are thinking of a career in any aspect of health, you should be thinking of the Community Health Sciences (CHS) bachelor from University of Nevada, Reno.


Through a curriculum both varied and inter-related subjects such as bioethics, spirituality, kinesiology and health policy, encourage our CHS majors to explore health from multiple perspectives: emotional, social, spiritual, intellectual, environmental as well as physical.

The School of Community Health Sciences (public health) currently has a single major, Community Health Sciences. In addition, the broad perspective of health that our undergraduate students develop has been recognized as a distinct advantage for graduate programs including medicine, physical therapy, business and public health among many others.

Career options:

  • Undergraduate students from University of Nevada, Reno are prepared to work in a variety of public and private positions from hospital administration to community health educator to fitness training.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Composition
  • Calculus
  • Precalculus
  • General Chemistry
  • Epidemiology
  • The World’s Health
  • Social Psychology of Public Health
  • Psychosocial and Health Care Concerns 
  • Spirituality and Health 
  • Seminar in Integrative Health
  • Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan
  • Injury and Violence Prevention
  • The History, Science, and Politics of Vaccines 
  • The World’s Health

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Requirements:  If you are a student who does not meet our academic GPA requirements, but have graduated with an Advanced Diploma from a Nevada high school, you will be granted admission to the University. You must also meet the 13 core course requirements in English, mathematics, social studies and natural sciences to be considered for admission.You must have a 3.0 weighted GPA in the academic core courses in order to be admitted to the University of Nevada, Reno. The academic courses include: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences. A weighted GPA takes into account the extra difficulty of honors, AP or IB classes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14468 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7234 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Reno

  • 860 - 1230 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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