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Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health

Schreiner University offers courses leading to a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Public Health. Students in the public healthPublic Health major are interested in health related fields, and may seek to work in international missions. It is a broad, interdisciplinary degree, relying heavily on the arts and sciences. The Public Health program at Schreiner University produces graduates who contribute in meaningful ways in entry level positions to the conduct and advancement of the essential services of public health, including monitoring the health communities, educating about health and advocating for health, enforcing health-related laws and regulations, mobilizing community partnerships to identify and solve health problems, and researching new insights and innovative solutions to health problems. Graduates of the program may work in government and private agencies that promote disease detection and prevention, develop public policy related to health, and provide education related to public health.

Schreiner University and UT Health School of Public Health have established an agreement that gives Schreiner University students the opportunity to earn a Bachelor's degree in their selected course of study and to pursue a Master's of Public Health (MPH) degree. This program integrates the curricula of both institutions permitting SU undergraduate students to complete graduate courses at UT Health as part of their undergraduate degree, while assuring that the completion requirements of both degree programs are fully met by the students. SU students will receive their undergraduate degree upon completion of the degree requirements. Subsequently, students will receive their MPH degree upon completion of these degree requirements. The program take five years to complete, with the first four years at Schreiner University and the last year at UT Health.

For more information contact:
Ruth Grubesic, Associate Professor for Nursing and Public Health

The major in Public Health consists of PBHL 3371, 3372, 3373, 3471, 4374, 4397 and 4355 and BIOL 3414.

A minor in Public Health must choose at least 6 hours from the following courses: BIOL 1102/1301, BIOL 2401, BIOL 1103/1302, BIOL 2402, BIOL 2331, MATH 1310, or SOCI 2304 and includes the following upper level classes: PBHL 3371, PBHL 3372, PBHL 3373, and PBHL 3471

Nepal 2018

Puesto de Salud - Guatemala 2018

Green Pastures Rehabilitation Center - Guatemala

Green Pastures Rehabilitation Center - Nepal 2018

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Curriculum Guides

BS Public Health

public health


    Fall (odd years)  1300, 3360, 1301, 4307, 3306, 4399
    Spring (even years)  1301, 3340, 4399, 3304, 3350, 3305, 3361
    Fall (even years)  1300, 3360, 1301, 4370, 3303, 4399
    Spring (odd years)  1301, 4330, 4399 3350, 4340, 3361, 4360


Dr. Ruth Grubesic Grubesic, Dr. Ruth
Associate Professor for Nursing and Public Health
Office:  Trull Science 220
830-792-7250 |
Linda Kaufman Kaufman, Linda
Adjunct Instructor of Public Health
Linda Kaufman Hann, Dr. Lena
Adjunct Faculty, Public Health
Office:  Trull Science 124
830-792-7385 |