You believe that nothing is more important than good health, and you are committed to helping people maintain theirs in all contexts: locally, globally, geographically, culturally, socially, and emotionally.
In the Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, you can choose from a plethora of courses in every conceivable aspect of health and nutrition, from birth to old age. We provide a high-quality, multidisciplinary, critical perspective on food, nutrition, and community health. You will learn about health systems, health and nutrition policy and program development, the social and natural components of health and disease, and health promotion. Your education will prepare you for rewarding careers in hospitals, community centers, public policy, private practice, and many other arenas.
The program has two concentrations: community health education and thanatology. The community health education concentration develops professionals who design, conduct, and evaluate activities that help improve the health of individuals and communities. Graduates typically find employment in public health departments, community-based organizations, hospitals, and clinics as patient educators, health coaches, community organizers, public health educators, and health program managers.The thanatology concentration focuses on the development of expertise in the area of dying, death, and bereavement. Graduates hold a variety of positions including that of hospice program director, hospital bereavement coordinator, hospice volunteer coordinator, funeral aftercare counselor, and bereavement counseling program director.
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
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Applicants must offer at least 18 credits in acceptable health-related courses at the undergraduate or graduate level and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Experience in a health-related field is required for the thanatology concentration. One year of relevant experience in the field may be accepted in place of up to 18 credits for students in the community health education concentration.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.