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Community Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, NY,
Develop the skills and background required for positions in a variety of health professions and for admission into advanced degree programs. Choose from a number of concentrations to help you meet specific career goals. Our well-developed internship program and independent study options have lead graduates to work in a wide range of health and educational settings.

About

This major will prepare you to work with

  • Individuals, groups and families
  • Health-related organizations (e.g. American Cancer Society)
  • University based health services
  • Wellness centers
  • Employee health behavior programs at the local, state, or federal level

This degree program in the Health Department has been designed for students interested in preparing for health careers in community/public health settings. Students participate in a full semester internship experience. A number of concentrations are available to help meet specific career interests of students.

Those wishing to pursue clinical health-related careers may combine the community health major with the allied health concentration to prepare for post-graduate programs in medicine, dentistry, nursing, physician's assistancy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic medicine and related clinical areas.

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 included:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Microbiology and Human Disease 
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking 
  • Community Health

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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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Academic Requirements

  • Complete the Application for Undergraduate Admission
  • Complete the FSA-2, Autobiographical Essay
  • Submit official transcripts from your secondary school
  • Submit a photocopy of the information page from your current passport
  • Submit documentation of English proficiency if English is not your native language.  
  • Complete the FSA-4, International Student Financial Statement
  • Submit the required verification documents to support the financial statement
  • Submit the SUNY Cortland I-20 Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6870 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Cortland

  • 874 - 1910 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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