Public Health Minor

  • Minor
  • College of Health Sciences
  • School of Community and Environmental Health

This minor will provide you with an understanding of the core areas and principles of public health, specifically global health and health disparities.

Your courses in this minor will focus on culture and diversity among different physical and social communities. You will graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent disease, prolong life, and promote health.

This minor is a good fit with majors such as nursing, dental hygiene, sociology, and political science.











    • 12 credit hours (four courses)

    This minor has one prerequisite course, Principles of Public Health, which is not included in the GPA for this minor.

    A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $393 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $426 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.