The online Bachelor of Science in Public Health with a concentration in Health Studies provides students with a strong public health foundation and enhances their ability to promote health equity by teaching them to think critically about the root causes of health problems and analyze solutions using an intersectional perspective.
The program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Public Health, Health Studies Online concentration, is designed to prepare individuals for positions in health-related fields and provide a base for graduate study. The Health Studies Online concentration will allow time and location bound students to complete an undergraduate degree without relocating to the UNC Greensboro campus.
Our graduates, like other graduates in general education programs, are competitive in the job market for careers in administration, education, health sciences, human relations, public service, and in other governmental, community-based and/or nonprofit settings.
The Health Studies Online concentration is an online option available for students looking for a non-professional degree to complement their current professional or career experiences.
Students requesting admission to the Health Studies Online concentration may apply to the major only after earning a prior degree (A.A., A.S., B.A., B.S., or equivalent; an A.A.S. is not an equivalent option) from an accredited college or university and completion of courses that satisfy General Education requirements.
Graduates enter careers in administration, education, health sciences, human relations, and public service, and have attended graduate programs at Yale, The Bloomberg School of Health at Johns Hopkins University, UNC Chapel Hill, Indiana University Bloomington, and UNCG.
The department seeks high achieving and motivated students that have a prior degree (A.A., A.S., B.A., or B.S.), minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and completion of Public Health related courses that include:
All transfer courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.
The Health Studies Online Program begins in the fall semester of a student’s junior year and follows a course sequence that will allow a full-time student to graduate in 2 years. The Health Studies Online Program also offers a part-time course sequence to meet the needs of students who require more time to complete the degree.