The Allied Health concentration allows a student to apply the learning they received from their licensure to the Bachelor of Science in Public Health.
The Allied Health concentration seeks to augment the career portfolio of the allied health professional or student. Students interested in this concentration must currently hold or must be actively pursuing a state licensure in an allied health field. This concentration adds depth to the students' prior clinical experiences by adding the liberal education and public health components to broaden the professional's career path. Students holding state licensure may be eligible to receive up to 12 hours of upper division credit for their prior experience and demonstrated competency in select areas. Students in this concentration will be exposed to broad areas of public health including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, global health and health policy. Thus, preparing students to meet the increased demands for a trained and educated public health workforce. This concentration is offered 100 percent online or in person.
Upon admission to the College of Public Health students must submit a copy of their license or certification for verification. Students will be awarded 12 hours of upper division credit for their license or certification. Students may only receive credit once and cannot receive more than 12 hours of credit, even if multiple licenses or certifications are held. The College of Public Health recognizes the following State of Ohio Licenses or Certifications for academic credit:
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