B.Sc. On Campus

Community Health

Louisiana State University in Shreveport

48 months
20480 USD/year
20480 USD/year
7326 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health from Louisiana State University in Shreveport prepares graduates to work in multiple health-related settings such as hospital-based clinical wellness, cardiac rehabilitation, public and private health agencies, and non-profit organizations, as well as others.


The core areas of study include Process courses which addresses the fundamental skills and techniques and understanding essential for health educators. This section includes courses of study in foundations, theories and methods (e.g., Health Communication, Social Marketing, Media Advocacy, Coalition), Program Planning, Evaluation, Health Policy, Epidemiology, and Environmental Health. 

Learning outcomes

The Community Health content area at Louisiana State University in Shreveport provides the basic knowledge of the environment, nutrition, drug and sex education, health aspects of aging, and terminology. The fitness component provides the opportunity to engage in physically active lifestyle. Completion of B. S. in Community Health prepares individuals for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) examination. For additional information about CHES, visit the CHES website.

In addition, the Community Health department from Louisiana State University in Shreveport has articulations with Bossier Parish Community College's Physical Therapy Assistant Program and Occupational Therapy Assistant Program; and with Southern University in Shreveport Louisiana's programs in Dental Hygience, Health Information Technology, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy Technology, Medicl Laboratory Technician, and Surgical Technology for completion of the Bachelor of Science in Community Health.*

Programme Structure

The program requires each individual to select one of six concentrations or the option of an approved minor. The concentrations include:

  • Non-Profit Leadership Alliance, a specialty certification for those interested in management of nonprofit organizations
  • Health Behavior, enhanced study of health focusing on human behavior resultant health decisions making and practices
  • Physical Activity for those individuals desiring expertise in fitness and wellness venue and well as strength and conditioning, designed to comply with the  Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist and or National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • PrePhysical Therapy and Pre-Occupational Therapy, which fulfills the prerequisite for the LSU Health Sciences Center admission to Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy programs.
  • Health Fitness Management (with a Minor in Business Administration)
  • Strength and Conditoniing
  • or Approved minor

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have completed or be on track to complete the Board of Regents High School Core curriculum.
  • Have a cumulative High School GPA of at least 2.0 (on 4.0 scale)
  • Meet both of the following ACT/SAT sub-score requirements: Cumulative CORE GPA of at least 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) OR an ACT composite score of at least a 20 (SAT score of 1030-1050)ACT English sub-score greater than or equal to an 18 (SAT ERW 500)
  • ACT math sub-score greater than or equal to a 19 (SAT math 510)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10240 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    20480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10240 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3663 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Shreveport

959 - 1490 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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