Minor in Public Health

Welcome to Public Health (Minor)

What is Public Health?

University of the Incarnate Word public health students focus on the preventative methods of increasing the health and wellness of diverse populations and individuals. Students are challenged and encourage to develop thoughtful and innovative health programs, identify and communicate effective and accurate information of health, and to enhance program offerings in manner that will decrease health disparities within a population.

This online minor complements students seeking Bachelor Degrees in: Biology, Nutrition, Business, Psychology, Kinesiology, Biochemistry, Communications, Environmental Science, Health Professions, Human Resources, Criminal Justice, Pre-Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Science, Vision Science, and Education. The combination of these programs provide graduating students enhanced opportunities of employment within occupations found in the field of Public Health.


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Heather Barton Weston, M.A., CWWS, PhD (c) 

Program Coordinator
Wellness Center Office #128
Office Phone: (210)832-6643