2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 30, 2023  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Health Education: Concentration in International Health [HEC/INTH]

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The concentration in international health is designed for health majors who are seeking careers in international health practice. The program is well grounded in the health, natural and social sciences. The concentration prepares health majors for entry-level positions with international agencies such as the World Health Organization, The United Nations Environment Program, United States Agency for International Development, United Nations Children’s Fund, Pan American Health Organization, Planned Parenthood International, Food and Agricultural Organization, World Food Program, The United Nations Development Program, United States Agency for International Development, among others. Students may also choose to pursue advanced degrees in public and/or international health.

Career Potential

  • Public Health Educator for international health-related agencies
  • Program Assistant for international health agencies
  • Research Assistant for international health agency program

B. Required Courses: 24 credit hours

C. Internship: 8 credit hours

Students are required to fulfill an eight-credit-hour fieldwork experience with an international health agency.

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