Community Health and Preventive Medicine Major

Description: A program that prepares public health specialists to plan and manage health services in local community settings, including the coordination of related support services, government agencies, and private resources. Includes instruction in public health, community health services and delivery, health behavior and cultural factors, local government operations, human services, health communication and promotion, health services administration in local settings, environmental health, preventive and comparative medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, family and community health, and applicable law and regulations. Is Community Health and Preventive Medicine the right major for you?
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Community Health and Preventive Medicine Major

What Courses Do Community Health and Preventive Medicine Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Community Health and Preventive Medicine majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Government Operations
  • Health Communication
  • Health Services Administration
  • Human Services
  • Law
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Public health

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