O que eu aprenderei?

Public health professionals work with communities and individuals to protect, maintain and enhance health and quality of life. All students complete the public health core courses, which provide a strong foundation in the U.S. Public Health System, factors impacting human health and disease, population-based and individual approaches to health enhancement, public health data sources, health policy, health law, health communication and much more.

CONCENTRATIONS

Community Health Education

Prepares students to work as health education specialists in a variety of work settings. Students completing this concentration are eligible to take the national exam to become a certified health education specialist (CHES).

Global Health

Prepares students for careers that are focused on improving the health and well-being of people in low- and middle-income countries. Students in this concentration are also eligible for CHES certification and may choose to complete the requirements for the “Peace Corps Preparatory Program Certificate.”

Pre-Clinical Health

Prepares students with the core public health classes and gives them the flexibility to complete the requirements necessary to apply for admission to a variety of clinical specialties such as medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, pharmacy, physician assistant, nursing, nutrition, etc.

Gerontology 4+1 Master’s Option

Prepares students to work in retirement centers or agencies that serve older adults. Students complete core public-health requirements, plus concentration courses that help them understand aging issues. Those meeting entry requirements may take graduate-level classes their senior year and after receiving a bachelor’s degree, complete a +1 year to earn a master’s degree in applied gerontology.

Where can you work with a public health studies degree?

Public health professionals are employed in a variety of settings, including, but not limited to:

  • Public health departments
  • Hospitals
  • Non-profit health organizations
  • Government agencies
  • Colleges/universities
  • Global health organizations

De qual departamento farei parte?

College of Health and Human Services

Opções de estudo

Período integral (MINIMUM OF 124 SEMESTER HOURS OF CREDIT)

Valores
US$18.508,00 (R$ 99.579) por ano

*O preço é estimado e tem caráter informativo, por favor, verifique esta informação com a instituição.

Data de início

Esperado Janeiro, Agosto 2021

Localização

College of Health and Human Services

601 South College Road,

WILMINGTON,

North Carolina,

28403, United States

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Estados Unidos

Applicants must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a U.S. 4.0 scale to be considered for admission. Students must have completed the high school.

Para estudantes internacionais

Students must have completed the high school.

English Proficiency

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - minimum score of 71 on the Internet-based exam. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - minimum score of 6.0 on the academic module. Duolingo English Test (DET) - minimum score of 54, Pearson PTE - minimum score 54.

Os requisitos para o IELTS podem variar de acordo com o curso que você escolher.

ADICIONAR AOS MEUS FAVORITOS

Sobre a universidade

Uma universidade litorânea renomada, que enfatiza o aprendizado aplicado para oferecer experiência prática aos alunos na sua área de estudo.

  • Localizada em uma cidade litorânea da costa leste dos EUA
  • 93% dos alunos empregados em até dois anos após a graduação
  • A UNCW oferece uma variedade de bolsas de estudo
  • Único curso dos EUA focado em Engenharia Portuária