Minor in Public Health

About the Public Health Minor

The study of public health focuses on helping communities achieve optimal health and wellbeing. An important aspect of this process involves empowering people to change the factors that influence their health. If promoting the welfare of your community and friends is close to your heart, this minor may enhance your current studies or encourage you to consider a whole new field.  Our Public Health Minor is an excellent supporting option if you are interested in health and society. 

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Why Study Public Health at CWU?

Public health is a growing field with diverse career opportunities.

Adding a minor in public health to your academic profile can enhance your career prospects and open doors to a wide range of job opportunities in healthcare, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and research institutions.

Where is this program offered?

How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.


“Virtually every person is seeing how critical public health must be if we want to have functioning communities; this is a very real opportunity to elevate the role of public health in society. It’s also an extraordinary time to be studying public health and applying the principles that we know improve the health of populations” Tishra Beeson, Chair of the Department of Health Sciences

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Melody S. Madlem, PhD

Program Coordinator, Public Health Minor