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Because You Care

Public Health Minor

Health professionals can have a major impact on the lives of individuals and in communities they touch. Because of the importance of health to everyone, people with a background in this field often feel they can contribute meaningfully to the world and report fulfilling careers. Whether maintaining their own well-being or promoting healthy behavior in others, an education in health gives students the tools to make healthy decisions for a lifetime.

Why Choose a Public Health Minor at Salisbury University?

The public health minor requires completing courses that include a foundations in public health education, health behavior, and planning and assessing health programs. You can then explore electives that range from community nutrition to the principles of epidemiology.

For a more in-depth study, SU also offers a public health major. Public health majors are not eligible to earn a minor in health.

The public health minor complements any program of study, allowing students to pursue their interests in areas such as disease prevention, sexual health, public health policy, epidemiology, health communication, and social determinants of health.
Brandye Nobiling, Ph.D. Professor and Program Director of Public Health

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