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Public Health, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Jacksonville Beach, FL, United States
The purpose of the Public Health program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level public/community health positions, Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification, and graduate studies.
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Overview

Students will focus on promoting healthy behaviors and preventing both chronic and infectious disease and injury, while learning the theories and research methods necessary in the profession.

Public health programs take place in a variety of settings that include government agencies, healthcare facilities, non-profit health agencies, hospitals, worksites, and schools.

Public health educators are employed with a range of job titles such as health educators, wellness coordinators, patient educators, health promotion professionals, trainers, community organizers, health communication specialists, grant writers, research scientists, and health program managers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Nutrition and Diet Field Experience
  • Aging in America
  • Aging, Health and Technology
  • Assisted Living Facility Administration
  • Aging Policy and Politics
  • Aging and Mental Health
  • Diversity in Aging
  • Aging, Employment, and Consumerism
  • The Language of Healthcare
  • Foundations of Managed Care
  • Introduction to Health Administration
  • Health Care Marketing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    500

    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

International Students:

  • Application for Admission Fee.

International Students must submit a US $30.00 non-refundable fee (check or money order in U.S. dollars only) payable to the University of North Florida. Do not send cash. Applications will not be processed without this fee.

  • Completed Application for Admissions.

Alternatively, a link for the online application is provided after this section. Be sure to first read all of the information on requirements. Even though applying online is possible, certain items will have to be mailed in separately.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    655 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 655 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    175 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 175 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Jacksonville Beach

  • 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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