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Health, Society, and Policy, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #850 (BCR) Augusta, GA, United States
The BA in Health, Society, and Policy at the Augusta University focuses on the human and policy side of health and illness. This degree will train students to recognize the many social and cultural determinants of health, and to apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment to evaluate and understand the risks and challenges to health for diverse populations.
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Overview

Students in the Health, Society, and Policy program from the Augusta University will study the individual’s relationship to the communities they belong to, by completing courses about health, health care, and illness in diverse social and cultural contexts.  Students will acquire skills in writing, communication, and analysis that are critical to their future careers in health fields.

The interdisciplinary curriculum develops students’ cultural competencies as they relate to systems of care, by teaching social science research techniques and methods and by promoting a behavioral approach to understanding health. 

These skills enable graduates to work in human service fields within the health industry, including community health, health behavior, pastoral care, and public health, which trending as the fastest growing fields in the healthcare industry. Furthermore, the curriculum has been designed so that students can satisfy the requirements for entry into a number of graduate and professional programs, such as public health, occupational therapy, health-sociology, and other social sciences.     

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Social Problems Analysis 
  • Social and Cultural Diversity
  • Pre-Modern World Civilization 
  • Modern World Civilization 
  • Food and Culture 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

General Requirements

  • Official Application Form: A candidate seeking admission must file an official application for admission and pay a non-refundable application fee prior to the specified deadline. 
  • Application Fee: (Non-refundable): The application fee may be waived for new freshman applicants who provide an approved ACT or SAT I Fee Waiver or NACAC Fee Waiver form.
  • Official Transcript(s): A freshman candidate should ask his or her guidance department to send an official copy of the secondary school record. A transfer candidate should ask the registrar from each college attended to send an official transcript of grades (a separate transcript from each college). 
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) Scores: A freshman candidate is required to submit SAT scores of the College Board or the ACT score of the American College Testing Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3446 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Augusta

  • 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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