Public health is one of the fastest-growing fields in the world and at Regis College, we prepare you to lead teams that have large-scale impact on the communities they serve. By employing an interdisciplinary approach that includes biostatistics, behavioral health, public policy, and global health, Regis provides you with the background necessary to serve and lead in this field. The Public Health Minor is an excellent addition to any major in the health sciences, nursing, or business and communications.

  • Required Courses

    • An academic advisor laughs with a student.PBH 200 Introduction to Public Health
    • PBH 203 Introduction to Epidemiology
    • PBH 206 Introduction to Global Health
    • PBH 303 Public Health Policy and Advocacy
      • And two electives*
        • HFS 250 Obesity and Body Weight Management
        • HFS 311 Health and Wellness
        • PO 231 Human Rights
        • SP 100 Spanish for Health Professionals
        • ID 228 The Challenge of Wellness: Multidisciplinary Perspectives
        • SW 202 Introduction to Social Services
        • NU 205 Nutrition Along Health Continuum
        • PS 233 Introduction to Human Development
        • PBH 103 Introduction to Nutrition

    * Examples of current courses that may fulfill the elective requirement. Students who minor in public health should meet with the program director of the Public Health program to discuss electives that fulfill the minor.