22 Credit Minor in Public Health

Promote a Healthy Society

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 foundation of knowledge about the public health field in combination with their undergraduate major, improving your marketability post-graduation.


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

  • Required Courses
  • Required Public Health Courses
  • Public Health Electives

View the public health minor curriculum in the UMass Lowell online catalog.