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Public Health Education (Minor)

The Minor in Public Health provides students with knowledge and skills for improving health from a public health perspective.

Degrees & Offerings
  • Minor
  • Bloomsburg
  • Clearfield
  • Lock Haven
  • Mansfield
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Many professions work in the public health arena, including, but not limited to, health education specialists, physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, physician assistants, sanitarians, environmental health specialists, first responders, health communication specialists, and nutritionists. Many health-related professions are moving from an individual-level perspective to a community-level perspective.

Students interested in the Public Health Education Minor should consult their advisor for information on course requirements. More information will be added to this page when available.

Courses and Curriculum

Students completing the minor will be able to:

  1. Describe the function and value of public health activities for advancing population health.
  2. Examine health concerns from a population health perspective.
  3. Apply public health principles in health profession settings.

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