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B.S. in Public Health

USA

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What will I learn?

Program Description

The B.S. in Public Health program serves students who are interested in pursuing careers in public health. The program prepares students to plan, implement and evaluate health and human service programs and to work in the field of public health. Graduates of this program are employed by public and private health and human service agencies (city, county, state and national), hospitals, schools, corporations, and nonprofit and professional consulting organizations.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon degree completion, BSPH graduates will have the knowledge and skills to address the following nine Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) Bachelor’s Public Health Domains:

Overview of Public Health: Address the history and philosophy of public health as well as its core values, concepts and functions across the globe and in society.

Role and Importance of Data in Public Health: Address the basic concepts, methods and tools of public health data collection, use and analysis and why evidence-based approaches are an essential part of public health practice.

Identifying and Addressing Population Health Challenges: Address the concepts of population health, and the basic processes, approaches and interventions that identify and address the major health-related needs and concerns of populations.

Human Health: Address the underlying science of human health and disease including opportunities for promoting and protecting health across the life course.

Determinants of Health: Address the socio-economic, behavioral, biological, environmental and other factors that impact human health and contribute to health disparities.

Project Implementation: Address the fundamental concepts and features of project implementation, including planning, assessment and evaluation.

Overview of the Health System: Address the fundamental characteristics and organizational structures of the U.S. health system as well as to the differences in systems in other countries.

Health Policy, Law, Ethics, and Economics: Address the basic concepts of legal, ethical, economic and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy and the roles, influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government.

Health Communications: Address the basic concepts of public health-specific communication, including technical and professional writing and the use of mass media and electronic technology.

Which department am I in?

College of Health and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$7,064.00 per year
Tuition and other fees: USD $3,532 for seven or more units per semester

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 January 2023

Venue

College of Health and Human Development

Sequioa Hall Room 220,

18111 Nordhoff Street,

NORTHRIDGE,

California,

91330, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You will be considered for admission to CSUN if you meet the following requirements: You have earned a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale, or an average of "B" grades on an "A - F" letter grading scale. (CSUN will convert your international GPA when you apply for admission).

For international students

You will be considered for admission to CSUN if you meet the following requirements: You have earned a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 grading scale, or an average of "B" grades on an "A - F" letter grading scale. (CSUN will convert your international GPA when you apply for admission.)

English Language Requirement

IELTS Academic - International English Language Test System: 6.0 or higher

iTEP Academic - International Test of English Proficiency: 5.0 or higher

PTE Academic - Pearson’s Test of English: 45 or higher

TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language: Internet Based score: 61; Paper-based score: 500

 

Application deadline for Fall term is May 31st , Spring term is Oct 31st.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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