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Health Promotion, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fairfax, MN, United States
The B.S. in Health Promotion at University of Lynchburg is your gateway to the healthcare industry. We work with you one-on-one to customize your course plan based on your career goals, and our internships give you the crucial, practical experience that employers love.You can also pursue certification as a Certified Health Education Specialist.
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Overview

The Health Promotion program offered by University of Lynchburg introduces students to  health care at a broad level by studying the physical, social, emotional, spiritual, mental, and environmental factors that influence the health of individuals and communities. Featured courses include Drugs and Behavior Management, Healthy Aspects of Aging, Foundations of Health Promotion, Nutrition, Human Disease, Medical Terminology, Global Health, Psychosocial Aspects of Health, and Dimensions and Foundations of Health and Wellness.

Depending on your career interests, you will choose one of our 2 concentrations:

  • Allied health concentration if you are interested in biomedical/technological fields (physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant)
  • Public/community concentration if you desire to pursue a career in a community setting focusing on health concerns such as substance abuse, tobacco use, obesity, cardiovascular rehabilitation, family violence, stress management, and sleep disorders

Careers

Our health promotion major prepares you for a job in areas such as:

  • Corporate wellness programs
  • Health educator
  • Cardiovascular rehabilitation
  • National and international health centers
  • Global health initiative coordination and disaster relief
  • Many students go to graduate schools to specialize in occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, pharmacy, chiropractic medicine, sonography, dentistry, podiatry, dermatology, optometry, and radiology.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Disparities, Equity, And Advocacy
  • Global Health
  • Dimensions Of Health And Wellness 
  • Foundations Of Health Promotion
  • Nutrition
  • Medical Terminology
  • Spirituality And Health

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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

  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Official secondary school/high school transcripts
  • Certificate of Finance
  • Banker’s letter/bank statement
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor, teacher, or someone who can speak to your ability to succeed at Lynchburg. 
  • A 250-500 word essay written on one of the following three topics: 1. Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you; 2. Discuss an issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you; 3. Explain why you wish to pursue an education in the United States and what goals you have for yourself in taking on this endeavor. 
  • Copy of passport
  • Interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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