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Public Health and Community Health Education, Bachelor

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La Crosse, WI, United States
The Public Health and Community Health Education program at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse aims to prepare leaders in school and community health through the bridging of competency and standard-based education, scholarship, advocacy, and service-related endeavors, thereby contributing to healthier people and healthier communities.
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Overview

The Public Health and Community Health Education program at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse wants to prepare Public Health and Community Health Educators through the necessary coursework in entry-level public health core areas and health education competencies.

Mission

To pursue this mission, we (department faculty, staff, students, and others) collaborate to:

  • Advocate for the advancement of the profession.
  • Provide the highest quality of professional preparation.
  • Prepare students, professionals, and academic programs for credentialing processes.
  • Provide innovative professional development opportunities.
  • Offer authentic life-enhancing service-learning opportunities.
  • Strengthen health-related community capacity through collaboration and service within our world.
  • Aim to cultivate motivated, self-directed, continuous life-long learners.

Careers

The Public Health and Community Health Education Program prepares students for careers in:

  • private health agencies and insurance companies
  • hospitals and health clinics
  • both governmental and non-governmental health agencies
  • not-for profit, for profit, and voluntary organizations
  • schools, universities and many other community-based agencies 
  • business and industry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Applications received or completed after February 1 will be considered on a space-available basis. 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Health Education Foundations
  • Biometry and Research Design
  • Methods and Strategies for Health Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    73

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General Requirements

  • $50 Application Fee: Payable with a credit card at the same time you submit an online application.
  • Academic Records: Official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions attended. Documents issued in a language other than English must be accompanied by a literal English translation.
  • Proof of Funding: Complete an Affidavit of Support with supporting bank statement. Funding must be greater or equal to our estimated costs for year of study.
  • Passport Copy: Submit a copy of your passport page which contains your photo, name, country of origin, birth date, etc.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18069 USD/year
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  • National

    18069 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9250 USD/year
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Living costs for La Crosse

  • 1130 - 1880 USD/month
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