Department of Public Health Education


Thank you for your interest in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree program with a concentration in Community Health Education. This program has a secondary admissions process that requires students interested in public health to formally apply to the major after admittance to the University. For more information about applying to the University please visit University Admissions.

Students intending to apply to the public health major should do so prior to the April 1st application deadline. Admittance is for the Fall Semester only. The department seeks to admit a limited number of highly qualified students; therefore competitive applicants should meet the following criteria:

  1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  2. Completion of Public Health Related Courses
    BIO 111 & BIO 111 lab
    CST 105 or CST 341
    ENG 101
    MAT 115 or STA 108
    NTR 213
    PSY 121 or SOC 101
  3. A grade of C or higher in any HEA designated course taken

More details for transfer students are available here.

Departmental Application Request

The application request form will be availabe late in the Fall semester. The application deadline for Fall 2014 Community Health Education is April 1st. Application requests must be made by no later than 5pm the day before the deadline. Students are accepted in the Fall only.

Are you interested in the program and want to receive more information and connect with the Department of Public Health? Please fill out this form.