Admission into the University of Cincinnati’s online public health degree program is selective and based on meeting the requirements outlined below.
Transfer Student Prerequisites:
Transferability is based on school accreditation, course/content comparability (including evaluation of practical assignments), year taken, and final grade.
Students who were not admissible directly from high school must meet the following prerequisites:
24 semester (36 quarter) hours earned
At least a 2.0 cumulative GPA (all prior institutions combined)
High School Student Prerequisites: Students applying to the program directly from high school must meet the following prerequisites :
Freshmen (Incoming): 2.7 cumulative GPA
The University of Cincinnati requires that high school students applying for their first year of college at the Uptown (Main) campus, including UC Online, have completed the following Ohio college preparatory curriculum or their state’s college preparatory curriculum:
4 units of English
4 units of math*
3 units of science
3 units of social studies
5 units of electives**
*Mathematics units must include 1 unit of algebra II or the equivalent of algebra II.
**Electives can include any combination of foreign language, additional core courses not otherwise required, fine arts, business, career-technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, or agricultural education.
Note: 1 unit is defined as the equivalent to one full year of course instruction.
Transcripts can be sent through online systems such as Parchment or eScrip-Safe to the University of Cincinnati Undergraduate Office of Admissions. This is the preferred method. These transcripts must be official copies of the student’s record. Submit official transcripts or GED scores to:
University of Cincinnati Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 210091
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091
Electronic submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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There is no time like the present to enter the public health field! The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated the nation’s need for adequate and complete data in the establishment of public health policy. This requires professionals who understand how to collect reliable public health data and how to correctly analyze and interpret the data. More than ever, public health professionals are needed in government, public, private, academia and non-profit settings.
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The growing and evolving field of public health features a variety of professional opportunities impacting communities in a positive way. Some examples of public health jobs are:
There is no time like the present to enter the public health field! With the repercussions of COVID, experts say we are going to need more public health specialists in both developed and developing societies. The public health specialty that is particularly in high demand now is epidemiology. Epidemiologist make informed predictions and recommendations about prevalent illnesses from studying disease patterns and health trends within a particular population.
The BS in Public Health degree at The University of Cincinnati Online will set you up for success regardless of what career you choose in the Public Health Industry.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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