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The Educated Citizen and Public Health

Case Studies in Undergraduate Public Health Programs

The ECPH initiative is designed to help colleges and universities integrate public health perspectives within a comprehensive and globally-engaged liberal education framework. The following case studies demonstrate a variety of approaches to the development of undergraduate public health programs and will be valuable resources to those seeking to make undergraduate public health studies part of their institution.

Arcadia University
Global Public Health Minor and Concentration in the International Studies Major

Auburn University
Undergraduate Minor in Public Health

Boston University
Health Science Major; Dual Degree Programs (BA/MPH, BS/MPH)

Clemson University
Health Science Major with concentrations in Pre-professional Health Studies, Health Promotion and Education, and Health Services Administration; Undergraduate Public Health Certificate for non-majors

Howard Community College
Associate of Arts in Public Health; Transfer Degree Program in Public Health

Kingsborough Community College
Community Health Major with three areas of concentration

Morehouse College
Public Health Minor; Summer and Academic Year Public Health Research Internships

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Public Health Major and Minor, Dual Degree (BS/MPH), Certificate Programs

Simmons College
Public Health Major (BA or BS) and Minor

Southern Connecticut State University
Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Temple University
Bachelor of Science in Public Health Major; Public Health Minor

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Undergraduate Degree in Public Health Science; Dual Degree (BS/MPH)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH); Minor in Public Health; Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH);Graduate Certificate in Community Health

University of South Florida
Bachelor of Science in Public Health; General Public Health Minor; Concentration in Public Health; Dual Degree (BS/MPH); and Certificate in Public Health

Westminster College
Baccalaureate in Public Health; Undergraduate Bachelor of Science (BS); Minor in Public Health

AAC&U selected these fifteen institutions through a competive application process in partnership with the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR), and in conjunction with the Healthy People 2020 Taskforce.

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