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Public Health


The Department of Public Health offers a minor in Public Health.

There is growing popularity of Public Health majors and minors in the United States as a result of the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations for universities to promote an educated citizenry by providing access to public health education to all undergraduate students. Understanding of global health challenges and social responsibilities in regard to critical public health issues is important for promoting a healthy society. A minor in Public Health will prepare students to address these challenges.

The minor in Public Health allows students at UMass Lowell to develop a foundational knowledge about the public health field in combination with their undergraduate major and will improve marketability post-graduation.

Students in the Public Health minor must complete a minimum of 22 credits, with at least 9 credits at the 3000 level.

Required Courses (16 credits)

Electives (6 credits)

Choose from the following:  

1PUBH.1021 Introduction to Public Health must be taken prior to registering for a course.

For more information, contact the Department of Public Health.