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Public Health: Nutrition, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
The societal need for highly trained and educated public health professionals continues to grow rapidly. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), nearly one-third of the projected increase in US jobs is projected to come from the healthcare and social assistance sectors.

Overview

What you'll do: 

  • Understand the concepts of population health, and the basic processes and interventions that identify and address major health related needs and issues for populations.
  • Be able to identify opportunities for promoting and protecting health across the human life span by acquiring an understanding of the science of human health and disease.
  • Develop an understanding of the socioeconomic, behavioral, biological, environmental and other factors that impact human health and health disparities. 
  • Be able to use and analyze public health data and evidenced based approaches in public health practice.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Perspectives
  • Community Health 
  • Medical Ethics 
  • Nutrition I

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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

  • Apply for Admission
  • Submit Housing Contract
  • Register for First STEP Orientation
  • Apply for Financial Aid

Tuition Fee

  • International

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    438 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 438 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    247 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 247 USD per credit 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.
  • Missouri Residents: $247.25
  • Nonresident Residents: $438.50

Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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