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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

B.S. in Public Health & Health Sciences


The B.S. in public health and health science program provides students with foundational public health knowledge and skills that can be applied across many settings. The program prepares students to enter the workforce or continue their education into areas such as public health, community, collegiate or worksite health, pre-professional and allied health programs. Students must complete one of the two concentrations offered in the program: community health promotion and/or health science studies.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

General Education Requirements

See General Education/Core Curriculum for the School of Applied Sciences.

An additional 9 hours is required in the following related subjects:

Course Requirements

The B.S. in public health and health sciences degree requires 54-57 core semester hours. The following 30 hours of coursework are required of all public health students:


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