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Public Health, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Decatur, TX, United States
Public Health at Agnes Scott College is among our fastest-growing majors and one of our newest minors. Our public health students are taking their learning into the field through exciting internships and study-abroad opportunities. 
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Overview

What You'll Learn

The Public Health major at Agnes Scott College prepares students for graduate study in public health and for employment in public health organizations and agencies. Students learn to recognize the impact of public health in their everyday lives, and about the ways that biological, behavioral, social, economic, and political factors interact to influence our health. Students also learn to apply this knowledge to develop potential solutions to address current public health issues. The curriculum emphasizes the development of applied skills, including data analysis, infographic design, intervention planning, program evaluation and grant writing. 

You'll learn to:

  • Describe the core sub-disciplines of public health, and understand the relationships between them
  • Critically examine the factors that influence human health using a broad ecological framework and describe their impact on population health.
  • Apply the knowledge and practical skills needed to design and evaluate a public health intervention (e.g., education, program, policy)

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:
  • Survey Of Public Health 
  • Public And Environmental Health Communication 
  • Principles Of Epidemiology 
  • Topics In Women’s Health 
  • Medical Anthropology.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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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General Requirements

  • An application for admission, via the Common Application, which includes:
  • Agnes Scott Supplement
  • Teacher Evaluation Form (teacher invitation sent via Common App)
  • Secondary School Report and International School Supplement from counselor or school official (invitation sent via Common App)
  • Official High School Transcript in English
  • Application fee of US $30
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores, evaluative interview with Agnes Scott admission counselor, InitialView Interview, or Duolingo English Proficiency Test
  • Agnes Scott's SAT school code is 5002; ACT school code is 0780.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Find details on our Admission Requirements page.
  • Agnes Scott's TOEFL school code is 5002.
  • International Student Certification of Finances (PDF)
  • Copy of Passport Biographical Page or National ID Card
  • Midyear Report (submit as soon as available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Decatur

  • 1072 - 1990 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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