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MINOR IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Minor in Public Health

Public health is a diverse field that focuses on improving the health of entire populations. From clean air and water to use of seat belts and vaccinations, public health impacts every individual. Community-based health promotion programs, design and evaluation of environmental health interventions, and disease prevention measures improve public health activities and policies.

Students majoring in a subject other than Health Sciences who wish to minor in Public Health complete 9 hours of required courses and have an additional 9 hours of electives to choose from, for a total of 18 credits. For a detailed list of requirements, visit the Minor in Public Health Requirements page.

Download the UAA Minor in Public Health general flyer (pdf).

For more information, contact:

Corrie Whitmore, PhD, MS
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
907-786-6522
whitmore@alaska.edu

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