Apply to be a Public Health Major!

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Public health is an exciting and growing field of study! The field challenges its professionals to confront complex health issues, such as improving access to health care, controlling infectious disease, and reducing environmental hazards, violence, substance abuse, and injury.

Too apply, you must have completed the following courses with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.  Students who are currently enrolled  are eligible to apply now.  Courses can be taken in residence, in transfer or may be claimed credit-by exam.

  • BIO 311C and BIO 311D
  • CH 301 and CH 302
  • M 408C or K or N or R

Decisions are made after fall grades are posted.  Students will be notified by email.  Up to 60 students are chosen each fall and spring semester. Accepted students will be enrolled in PBH 317, Introduction to Public Health, for the Spring 2016 semester (Be sure to leave space in your spring schedule on TTH 9:30 – 11 AM).  A grade of at least B- guarantees admission to the major.