B.S. in Health and Human Performance (Public Health Education)

Effective Fall 2015, the Health and Human Performance Public Health Education program will be suspended. This program will not allow new students. Current students will have until May 2020 to complete their degree in this program.

Students will complete a common core of courses in health and human performance as well as a track in public health education. The program is standards-based so that students build a foundation in theory and develop skills to design, implement and evaluate programs in worksite, medical service and community settings. The program fosters the acquisition of skills and competencies to assist individuals. acting separately and collectively, to make informed decisions on matters affecting individual, family and community health.

Development and preparation of individuals to be future leaders in a variety of urban settings including public and private corporations and government agencies in the area of health and human performance. This program would be beneficial to students interested in the M.P.H.

Certification

Certified Health Education Specialist CHES

Related

Effective Fall 2015, the Health and Human Performance Public Health Education program will be suspended. This program will not allow new students. Current students will have until May 2020 to complete their degree in this program.

Degree Requirements

Detailed course requirements for completing the BS-HHP (PHE), including courses specific to the track, are contained in the UofL Undergraduate Catalog.

The degree Program Sheet [PDF] serves as an advising checklist and includes up-to-date course requirements for completing the degree.

Prospective students must submit an online application for admission to the University of Louisville.

For admission in good standing, prospective students applying with fewer than 24 earned credit hours at the college level must submit all of the following:

  • Official high school transcripts with a cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • Official ACT composite score of 21 or above
  • Official transcripts with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 for all college credit earned

For conditional admission, prospective students must submit one of the following:

  • Official high school transcripts with a cumulative GPA between 2.25-2.49
  • Official ACT score with a composite score between 16 and 20
  • Official transcripts with a cumulative GPA between 2.00-2.24 for all college credit earned

Contact

For more information, please contact:

Carol O'Neal
HSS Department
Crawford Gym
Room 104D - SAC E
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
502-852-5004

Public Health Education Faculty

Opportunities for Graduates

Students generally pursue careers at worksites (plan and implement wellness programs to keep employees healthy and maintain a safe work environment), medical services (develop, implement and evaluate health promotion programs in hospitals, HMO's, acute care clinics and long term facilities) and communities (assess needs for health promotion programs, and deliver education programs at various sites in the community, including voluntary health agencies and government based service programs).

In addition to the financial aid opportunities offered by the University of Louisville's Financial Aid office, the College of Education & Human Development also has information about financial aid.

Other financial aid opportunities available include student employment opportunities.