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Public Health, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 28 days
    Duration
, CA, | Online
Learn what it takes to protect and improve the health of individuals and communities by earning a Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) at the National University.

About

Public Health Program at the National University Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the core principles of public health and their relationship to the health status of groups, communities, and populations at the local, state, national, and international levels.
  • Describe behavioral and non-behavioral variables contributing to morbidity and mortality.
  • Describe the contributions of health disparities to morbidity and mortality among specific groups, communities, and societies.
  • Assess the need for health promotion programs in response to the characteristics of diverse communities of interest using primary and secondary data.
  • Employ a variety of strategies to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate health promotion programs in a variety of settings to meet stated goals, objectives and established standards.
  • Choose appropriate strategies and tactics to influence behavioral, environmental, and public policy change to address the health needs in a given community.
  • Evaluate the progress and outcomes of prevention programs in meeting stated goals and objectives and established standards.
  • Design a plan for lifelong learning incorporating high professional and ethical standards, leadership, and cultural competencies and their evolving role in society.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 28 days
  • Credits
    180 quarter units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Students in this program will learn how to apply knowledge and skills relating to the interactions and inter-dependencies of health behavior, the physical and social environment, and public policy to affect health at local, state, national, and international levels.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

All entering undergraduate students without prior college level English and/or Math courses must take the ACCUPLACER mathematics and English evaluation as part of the admissions process. The results of the evaluation are printed immediately and a copy is provided to the student. Read more about Placement by Evaluation. The ACCUPLACER may be taken once at no charge. Subsequent examinations can be repeated after 14 days for a $5 fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 28 days.
  • National

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 28 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Cost per Quarter Unit - $370

Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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