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Public Health

University of Minnesota

48 months
Duration
20328 USD/year
19516 USD/year
14126 USD/year
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About

The Public Health program of the University of Minnesota prepares graduates to practice in a variety of sites, such as public health departments, nonprofit agencies, hospitals, businesses, and educational institutions.

Overview

Students following the School Health concentration will be eligible for health education teacher licensure in grades 5-12. As health education specialists, students are prepared to assess, plan, implement, deliver, administer, and evaluate health education programs that promote health and prevent disease. The Public Health program of the University of Minnesota provides students with a content rich, professionally approved curriculum that includes state-of-the art technology skills, field experiences, and public engagement.

Students in the Community Education & Promotion concentration are prepared to assess, plan, implement, deliver, administer, and evaluate health education programs that promote health and prevent disease.

The program provides students with a content rich, professionally approved curriculum that includes state-of-the art technology skills, field experiences, and public engagement. Students with this degree and concentration are qualified to sit for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.

  • Positive learning environment that promotes community, support, and excellence.
  • Involvement in student groups and professional organizations.
  • Community-based learning experiences.
  • Undergraduate opportunities for research.
  • Work with peers and community members of diverse backgrounds.
  • Internship and assistantship experience in real-world settings.
  • Study abroad opportunities.

Acquired Skills

  • Students will gain experiential understanding of areas of responsibility of a health education specialist through active learning.
  • Effectively communicate through several mediums including oral, written, and multimedia.
  • Understand theories and research used in health education.
  • Work with diverse people in determining their needs for public health programming.
  • Students gain health literacy: the ability to access, understand, appraise, apply, and advocate for health information and services in order to maintain or enhance one's own health and the health of others. (School Concentration)
  • Graduates are prepared to teach to SHAPE America standards.

Career Possibilities

Entry level positions:
  • Community Health Education Specialist
  • Development Specialist
  • Health Coach
  • Patient Education Coordinator
  • Prevention Program Director
  • Wellness Coordinator
  • Middle and High School Health Education Teacher (School concentration)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evaluation in Health Science
  • Program Administration in Public Health
  • Consumer Health Education
  • Epidemiology and Human Disease
  • Public Health Communication
  • Environmental Health

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit your one-time $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • Original or certified copies of ALL secondary (high school) records must be issued by the school in a sealed envelope and mailed to the university.
  • Proof of English Proficiency.
  • Photocopy of Passport: only required if a student is in need of an I-20 form for F-1 student visa.
  • International students who will be studying at UMD on an F-1 visa are required to submit a completed Financial Certification Statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20328 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    19516 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19516 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14126 USD per year during 48 months.
  • Midwest Student Exchange Residents: $14,760/year

Living costs for Duluth

965 - 1380 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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