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Community Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Potsdam, NY, United States
Community Health programme of State University of New York Potsdam works to promote, protect and preserve the health and the social, emotional, cultural, spiritual, psychological, political and economic well being of individuals, communities and the "global village" as a whole.
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Overview

The Community Health major of State University of New York Potsdam prepares graduates to work with diverse populations, identify health risks facing individuals and communities, develop programs and other strategies to promote health and prevent disease, advocate for health-related legislation and policy, determine the effectiveness of health programs and serve as a source of accurate information about health issues.

Key facts:

The Department of Public Health and Human Performance offers a bachelor's degree in Community Health that helps prepare students for careers in substance abuse prevention, nutrition education, sex education, safety and injury prevention, disease prevention, therapeutic recreation and environmental health advocacy. A master's degree in Community Health prepares students to practice in the field of public health, which serves to enhance health through education, research, and 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:

  • Current Topics in Rural Health
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Disparities
  • Program Planning
  • Health Policy & Administration
  • Program Evaluation

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete the SUNY Application or Common Application.
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee.
  • Send an official high school transcript, including all schools you attended for high school credit.
  • A letter of recommendation, preferably from a school-based counselor or teacher.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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