Public Health Minor

There are many paths to a career in healthcare. If you want to major in another field, a Public Health minor can give you the necessary knowledge and skills to work in a health-related area after graduation.

You’ll learn the basics of public health including epidemiology, health promotion, health administration, health education -- even grant writing. You’ll gain an understanding of how physical, social and economic environments have effects people's health.

A Public Health minor will also help you to prepare for post-graduate study in fields such as law, nursing, medicine, social work and public administration.

Check the Course Catalog for further details on Public Health minor requirements.


Take Your Major Further

A public health minor is a very flexible program and can open doors to a variety of healthcare jobs. Here are some majors that pair well with public health:

  • Biology
  • Communication Studies
  • Law Enforcement
  • Marketing
  • Business Administration
  • Nursing
  • Sociology
  • Social Work