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Public Health, Minor

Students may develop a specialization in Public Health through earning a Minor in Public Health by completing a set of five specific upper division courses.  The minor is available to students working towards a bachelor degree at Washburn University.

Admission Requirements

Interested students must apply for admission to the minor program with a Bachelor of Health Science advisor. 

The requirements for acceptance into the minor program are a junior standing, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on 4.0 scale and a minimum of 2.25 Washburn GPA.  Students are required to have completed MA 112 Contemporary Mathematics/ MA 116 College Algebra University Math requirement with a “C” or higher grade.

Minor Requirements

AL 430Essentials of Public Health 3
AL 465Evidence-Based Approaches to Public Health3
AL 470Public Health Program Planning3
AL 475Public Health Program Management3
CN 306Health Communication3
Total Hours15