B.Sc. On Campus Online

Public Health

Youngstown State University (YSU)

48 months
14249 USD/year
14249 USD/year
8249 USD/year
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Public Health from Youngstown State University (YSU) you can prevent disease and sickness before it happens.


Professionals graduating Public Health from Youngstown State University (YSU) will educate people about diseases, how they spread and how to prevent them.

You'll be taught in core subjects known as the Public Health Core Competencies. Learning these will help you prepare to be a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). This major also includes courses in bioterrorism, mass causality, and crisis management.

Having a global mentality helps in the Public Health program at Youngstown State University, as you'll cover numerous diseases around the world. It also helps to have a good background in biology and other sciences.

Graduates with Public Health from Youngstown State University (YSU) will be able to:

  • will demonstrate skill in competence in core Public Health content including program planning and evaluation, program implementation, coordination of effective communication, use of resources, environmental health and safety, and cultural competence by achieving a score of at least 85% on a program comprehensive exam taken as part of Environmental Health and Safety Senior Seminar or Public Health Senior Seminar courses.
  •  The public health student will demonstrate mastery of entry-level Public Health competency by receiving an internship score of at least 85% by his/her public health/environmental health internship supervisor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elements of Urban Environmental Health Practices
  • Health and Disease
  • Community Health
  • Community Health Planning and Promotion
  • Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs
  • Grant Writing
  • Multicultural Health
  • Agents of Mass Casualty
  • Crisis Management in Public Health
  • Preventive Public Health Care
  • Pathology of Infectious Diseases
  • Principles of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Environmental Health Concerns
  • Management Skills for Health Professionals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete online application form, please check the notes.
  • A nonrefundable $45 (US) application fee. 
  • Applicants must have graduated from high school or have successfully completed the General Education Development (GED) test to be considered for admission. 
  • Submit a high school transcript and American College Test (ACT) or Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores.  
  • Applicants must have a high school grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.00 point scale, have an ACT composite score of 17 or higher, or a combined SAT score of 920 or higher from the evidence-base writing and reading test, and the math test to be admitted unconditionally.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of passport page showing Photo, Name, Date of Birth, citizenship, etc.
  • Affidavit of Financial Support Form
  • Supporting Financial documents, e.g. bank statement.

Tuition Fee

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    14249 USD/year
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  • National

    14249 USD/year
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  • In-State

    8249 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8249 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Youngstown

787 - 1299 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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