B.Sc. On Campus

Public Health Education - Community Health Education

University of North Carolina Greensboro

48 months
22565 USD/year
22565 USD/year
7406 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Public health, in contrast to clinical or medical professions that treat illness in individuals, is a profession centered on protecting the health of broad population groups through the prevention of illness and promotion of healthy lifestyles.  The Public Health Education - Community Health Education program is offered at University of North Carolina Greensboro.


Our Public Health Education - Community Health Education program at University of North Carolina Greensboro provides a foundation in the core areas of public health: social and behavioral sciences, epidemiology, public health statistics, environmental health, and health policy/administration. Students who earn this degree can positively influence the health of individuals and communities with skills to plan and implement strategies to prevent health problems and maintain healthy lifestyles.

Degree Outcomes

  • Graduates enter careers in administration, education, health sciences, human relations, and public service, as well as in other governmental, community-based and/or nonprofit settings.
  • Graduates enter graduate programs at universities including UNCG, The Bloomberg School of Health at Johns Hopkins University, and Indiana University Bloomington.
  • Community Health Education graduates are eligible for the national credentialing exam as certified health education specialists.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Personal Health
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Public Health Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health
  • Public Health Data Analysis
  • Introduction to Public Health Education Practice
  • Community Observation and Assessment
  • Community Health Interventions 
  • Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Community Health Organizations
  • Internship Planning
  • Health Education Internship (Fieldwork IV and Seminar)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Semester: December 1 (priority); March 1 (rolling); July 15 (space-available).


122 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed International Admissions Application
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $65 USD
  • Essay/statement of purpose (optional but strongly encouraged)
  • Official English language proficiency score report*
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended**
  • Official secondary education / high school transcripts or GED certificate, in English**
  • For freshman applicants or transfer applicants with less than 24 credit hours, or where necessary
  • Copy of valid passport (photo/signature page only)
  • Copy of valid F1 visa (photo/signature page only) – for transfer-in students coming from a U.S. institution only, or, copy of valid other visa types (ex: H4, E2, L2)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22565 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22565 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7406 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 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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