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Health Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, TX,
The Bachelors of Science in Health Studies program at the University of Houston Victoria will provide students with the knowledge and skills to become successful leaders in the field of community health, hospitals, wellness, government agencies, healthcare-based health promotion, military, worksite health programs, and many other career fields in public health.

About

The Health Studies program at the University of Houston Victoria is in the process of developing and establishing a school health teaching certification. This certification will prepare a student to be certified by the state of Texas to teach at all levels of health (K-12). The program will also prepare students to take the Texas’ state board of certification exam for all levels of health (K-12).

The curriculum focuses on the sociology and economics, as well as introduce students to health informatics, community-based prevention models, global health issues, and policy as it pertains to public health. The capstone project will embed students within a public health entity as interns, giving them crucial and needed workforce experience.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assess Needs, Assets and Capacity for Health Education 
  • Plan Health Education 
  • Implement Health Education 
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education 
  • Administer and Manage Health Education 
  • Serve as a Health Education Resource Person 
  • Communicate and Advocate for Health and Health Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Apply Texas Application (online)
  • Official Test Scores for proof of the English Proficiency Requirement.
  • Official Academic Credentials/Transcripts
  • SAT and ACT scores (optional)
  • F-1 Student Agreement Form
  • Proof of Funding
  • Additional International Documents
  • Bacterial Meningitis (Needed at the time of enrollment not for admissions)
International Students:
  • Apply Texas Application
  • Official Academic Credentials/Transcripts
  • Students must submit proof of the English Proficiency Requirement
  • F-1 Student Agreement Form.ACT scores (optional)
  • Proof of Funding
  • Passport
  • U.S. Transfers
  • Bacterial Meningitis (Needed at the time of enrollment not for admissions)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    200 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 994 - 1850 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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