B.Sc. On Campus

Public Health

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

48 months
27750 USD/year
25500 USD/year
10710 USD/year
Tuition fee
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In this Public Health program from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, we can teach you about threats to public health and prepare you for a career to combat them. If you want to be in health care, but don't know exactly what area is right for you, consider studying public health.


What to expect from studying this Public Health program

In fact, many of our graduates go on to work in policy development, non-profit, federal agencies, research, education, and other positions. By tailoring your curriculum, you can prepare yourself for one of these roles as well. First, complete your required core courses. Then, choose one of three concentrations that fit with your particular goals and interests. Finally, with our service-learning and field-study courses, you'll learn firsthand the value and necessity of public health in community settings.


  • The The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health is the only Alabama public health school accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
  • UAB is home to the 1917 Clinic, which is led by internationally renowned HIV/AIDS researcher Michael Saag, M.D. and has treated more than 12,000 patients living with HIV since it opened in 1988.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Health Service Learning
  • Field Studies: Jamaica
  • Intensive Global Health Training - SIFAT
  • Global Health Training
  • Transitioning to College, Exploring Public Health
  • Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your official ACT or SAT scores. Test scores included on an official high school transcript or submitted directly from ACT or College Board are considered official for admission purposes. UAB does not “superscore” ACT or SAT results; your highest composite score will be considered.
  • Submit your PreACT or PSAT score in lieu of an ACT or SAT if you were unable to take the ACT or SAT. Score reports may be uploaded in the application portal.
  • a completed application;
  • a nonrefundable $40 application fee;
  • official proof of English proficiency (unless English is your first language);
  • official transcripts*. All documents must be sent in English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27750 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    25500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25500 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10710 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10710 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

1019 - 1648 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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