Focus on the health conditions of all people in a community, with the goal of disease and injury prevention.
Why Earn Your Minor in Public Health?
The Public Health Minor has been designed for undergraduate students who are looking for an introduction to the field and its disciplines.
Public health is an exciting field that covers a broad range of disciplines and issues, including communicable disease, chronic disease, health education, environmental safety, access to healthcare and healthful lifestyles. Whereas medicine focuses on treating the health conditions of an individual, in public health, the focus is on health conditions of all people in a community, with the goal of prevention.
Why Minor in Public Health at Adelphi?
- Completing a minor in public health is open to students in any major, and is an especially complementary curriculum for those in nursing, pre-med, social sciences, health education, physical education, or others who are thinking of a career with a health focus.
- This minor introduces the foundations of public health including prevention, organizations and agencies providing public health services, and issues at local, state, national, and international levels.
How do I declare the Minor in Public Health?
Students are advised to consult the department’s adviser (Dr. M. Pilar Martin) as early in their studies as possible. This will enable you to seek the advice needed to be able to complete the requirements of the minor.
Complete the Change of Major/Minor form on the Registrar website.
95%** Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape: