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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Program (BS)

Public Health Program information  


The Bachelor of Science in Public Health prepares students for a wide range of entry level public health positions. The coursework includes the foundational knowledge of public health practice (epidemiology, health policy, global health) and reflects the values of public health: community engagement, disease prevention, health promotion, and serving vulnerable populations.

The program’s major focus on health education prepares students to implement behavior modification and lifestyle changes for individuals, families and communities. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the competencies required to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.  

Prerequisites (15 credits)

The mathematics requirement and ENG 112 , EHS 120  or HON 156  should be completed prior to other courses.


A minimum of 124 credits, to include:

C. Managing Diversity (3 credits)

E. Capstone/Internship (3 credits)

A grade of B- (2.7) or better in one from:

F. Additional Requirements

  • Completion of Program Key Concepts test for assessment purposes
  • Minimum of 30 major credits in residency
  • All University of Michigan-Flint graduation requirements  including General Education  requirements.

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 124 credits