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Community and Public Health Major

Ohio University

48 months
Duration
22406 USD/year
22406 USD/year
12612 USD/year
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About

The B.S.H. Community and Public Health Major at Ohio University prepares students for positions in public health. A community health educator can work at a health department, service organization, volunteer health agency, state or federal health agency, hospital or work place.

Overview

Program Overview

  • The B.S.H. Community and Public Health Major at Ohio University's goal is to improve quality of life and reduce health care costs/expenditures. A health educator is responsible for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health programs. In addition to these responsibilities, a health educator is expected to coordinate health programs and serve as a resource in the community.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Community and Public Health program:

  • Students will be able to describe factors affecting health issues from a social-ecological perspective.
  • Students will be able to describe how epidemiological data are used to assist in health needs assessment and planning.
  • Students will be able to describe how to assess needs, assets and capacity for community health among target audiences.
  • Students will be able to develop theory-based community health programs that are responsive to health needs.
  • Students will be able to describe how to implement theory-based community health programs.
  • Students will be able to describe how to evaluate theory-based community health programs.
  • Students will be able to develop a community health grant proposal.
  • Students will be able to integrate professional community health application with their knowledge of community health.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

  • Students who pursue a degree in community and public health at Ohio University are likely to be employed in a variety of health settings, such as health departments, work sites, hospitals, voluntary health agencies, community-based organizations or governmental organizations (such as CDC). 
  • As a community and public health major, a student is qualified to design, implement, and evaluate health education/promotion programs in any of the previously mentioned settings. Many of our undergraduates continue their education by obtaining the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification and a Master of Public Health (MPH) or related degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations in Health Education
  • Medical Terminology 
  • Health Behavior Theory in Public and Community Health
  • Community Health Epidemiology
  • Grant Writing for Public Health Sciences
  • Program Planning and Implementation in Community Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available
GCSE or IGCSE Curricula
  • For students participating in the GCSE or IGCSE curricula, we generally expect to see at least 6 passes, graded C or higher. Students who are going on to complete GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS-levels) and/or Advanced Levels (A-levels) may be awarded transfer credit for successfully completed exams.
International Baccalaureate Curriculum
  • For students studying an International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, we generally expect an average of 5 out of 7 on your college-preparatory curriculum. IB Higher Level examinations may also be eligible for transfer credit.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22406 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12612 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Athens

1079 - 1780 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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