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The Associate of Science in Health Science – Community and Public Health Track at University of the People provides an understanding of the social and biological causes of health and illness.  

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The Health Science program at University of the People is built on a strong liberal arts foundation that provides a broad understanding of community and public health theories and models and their application to real-world situations. 

Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to perform effectively within the context of disease prevention and the promotion of health, both with individual patients and communities alike.

Key Features  

  • This program takes an interdisciplinary approach, drawing knowledge from areas of study such as biology, healthcare, public health, and bioethics. Students will learn about different models of healthcare systems and how they operate, as well as studying about disease prevention, community health, nutrition and mental health. 
  • Students of this program will graduate prepared for further study in the field of health science and ready to begin meaningful careers in community outreach and organizing, education, and healthcare.


University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Nutrition
  • Community and Public Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To meet admission requirements, applicants must:

  • Be 16 years old or older 
  • Be able to demonstrate high school completion
  • Have English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 24 months.


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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