Jul 13, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

Community and Public Health Minor

Minor code OR8100

College of Health Sciences and Professions 
Department of Social and Public Health  
Grover Center W324
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4675
Fax: 740.593.0555

Heather Harmon, contact person

Program Overview

The minor in community and public health prepares students to assess the health needs of a particular group of individuals as well as to design, implement and evaluate an intervention or program to be responsive to the identified health needs. These skills can be helpful when working in a variety of health-related settings.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Professionals in community and public health work to advance the concept of healthy people in a variety of organizations: state and local health departments, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, bureaus of health promotion and education, offices of minority health affairs, offices of international health, hospitals, schools and group homes. They may also be employed as health educators in settings such as corporate wellness programs, fitness centers, and hospitals.


Minor Hours Requirement

The Community and Public Health minor requires 18 hours and a minimum 2.0 G.P.A.