B.Sc. On Campus

Public Health

University of California, San Diego

48 months
44487 USD/year
44487 USD/year
14733 USD/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a bachelor degree in Public Health at the University of California, San Diego. Public Health seeks to improve human health through the development and application of knowledge that helps prevent disease, protects the public from exposure to potential harm, and promotes health throughout the state, the nation and the world. 


Public Health represents a growing and dynamic field with abundant career opportunities in the public and private sectors.

Key Features 

  • The field of Public Health is central to addressing some of the most pressing health issues we face today, such as rising health care costs and the need for greater prevention of disease and disability across the life span.
  • This student-made film features the four interim co-directors for the newly established Public Health Club at University of California, San Diego. 
  • The overarching goal of the Public Health Club is to bring students, staff and faculty with an interest in public health, healthy lifestyles, or community health together. The Public Health Club will serve as an umbrella organization wherein members will be able to specialize in a particular field of interest. The club will also help members by providing information and opportunities for volunteerism and internships.

Programme Structure


  • Health Policies for Healthy Lifestyles
  • The US Health-Care System
  • Public Policy
  • Economics of Health Producers
  • Science and Public Policy
  • Policy Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Common Application, including USD Member Questions
    • Official high school transcript
    • Essay
    • Academic Letter of Recommendation
    • Application fee of $55

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    44487 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44487 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    44487 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44487 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14733 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14733 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for San Diego

1400 - 2455 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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