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Community Health Services, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
Community Health Services at Ohio University prepares health professionals for positions in community/public health.
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Overview

A Community Health educator might be employed at a health department, service organization, volunteer health agency, state or federal health agency, hospital or work place. The goal is to improve the health of their clients/employees and lower health care costs/expenditures. The health educator is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs. In addition to these responsibilities, the health educator is expected to coordinate health programs, as they communicate effectively and serve as a resource in the community.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students who pursue a degree in Community Health Services at Ohio University  are likely to be employed in a variety of health settings, such as health departments, work sites, hospitals, voluntary health agencies, community-based organizations or governmental organizations (such as CDC). As a community health major a student is qualified to design, implement and evaluate health education/promotion programs in any of the previously mentioned settings. Many of our undergraduates continue their education by obtaining the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification and a Master of Public Health (MPH) or related degree.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Individuals and Families Over the Lifespan
  • Human Sexualities
  • Death, Dying and Bereavement
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
  • Preventing HIV and STIs
  • Women and Health
  • Controlling Stress and Tension
  • Violence in America
  • Health System Organization, Financing, and Delivery
  • Family and Consumer Health
  • Health Aspects of Aging
  • International Health Programming

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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.

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 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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