Online Public and Population Health Undergraduate Certificate program details


Undergraduate Certificate in Public and Population Health program overview.

 

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Applications deadlines:

 Fall:  August 1

 Spring: December 15

 Summer: May 15

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Undergraduate Certificate in Public and Population Health

Admissions criteria

Application requirements

1. Admission to the University of Kansas
2. 2.5 minimum GPA
3. Official transcript(s). Current KU students are not required to provide transcripts.
4. Current degree-seeking students must register for this certificate by emailing wilburnn@ku.edu.
5. Meet with the program advisor for consultation and approval.
6. International students must meet KU’s English proficiency, Visa/I-20 and financial support document requirements.

Curriculum and requirements 

Certificate 

The Public and Population Health Undergraduate Certificate requires students to complete 12 hours of coursework.

 

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Introduction to Public Health

3

HSCI 340

Introduction to Epidemiology

3

HSCI 440

Population Health

3

HSCI 441

Introduction to Environmental Health

3

HSCI 445 (same as EVRN 445, Intro to Env. Health)

Total: 12 credit hours

 

Minor

The minor in public and population health requires students to complete 18 hours of coursework.


Required courses

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Introduction to Public Health

3

HSCI 340

Introduction to Epidemiology

3

HSCI 440

Population Health

3

HSCI 441

Introduction to Environmental Health

3

HSCI 445 (same as EVRN 445, Intro to Env. Health)

 

Elective courses (choose one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Healthcare Delivery Systems

3

HEIM 415

Legal Aspects of Healthcare

3

HEIM 420

Sociology of Health and Medicine

3

SOC 424

Sociology of Global Health

3

SOC 425

Health communication or other course determined by student and advisor

 

 

 

Statistics Course (select one)

Course

Credit Hr.

KU Code

Applied Statistics & Research Methods in Healthcare

3

HEIM 575

Princ. of Stats in Public Health (or other statistics course)

3

BIOS 704

Research & Data Analysis in Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences3HSES 310

 

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Questions?

Nicole Wilburn