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Public Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

The public health major will expose students to multiple academic disciplines. The BS program in public health will provide students with a strong foundation for careers in public health or other graduate programs. At the end of the undergraduate public health program, students should be able to:

  • Illustrate the contributions of a range of disciplines and professions in improving the health of the public.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize information from various contexts in the field of public health.
  • Understand and discuss the importance and influence of social and cultural factors and their effects on public health.
  • Discuss individual and social accountability including civic responsibility and ethical reasoning as they apply to the health of populations and the health of the environment.
  • Explain how public health can utilize social and behavioral interventions to improve the health of populations and the health of the environment.
  • Use suitable technologies, scientific inquiry skills, and communication strategies to conduct ethical research on public health issues.
  • Demonstrate proficient reasoning and critical thinking including the ability to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to make sound decisions and solve problems as they apply to public health.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social, Behavioral, & Cultural Factors in Health
  • Environmental Health for a Sustainable Future
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • Official High School Transcript or GED verification
  • SAT-R or ACT scores
  • Application essay
International applicants:
  • Copy of the passport (photo page) OR Copies of the I-20 and visa if previously issued a U.S. student/other visa
  • Official copies of all certificates, diplomas, and transcripts sent from secondary schools
  • Official Test scores received directly from the reporting agency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    35300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Evansville

  • 960 - 1560 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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