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Shady Grove: Public Health Science

The Public Health Science program based at the Universities at Shady Grove, is a science-based program designed specifically for transfer students in their third- and fourth-year. It combines a robust curriculum in the natural sciences with training in the basic fields of public health, including courses in areas such as kinesiology, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, and behavioral and community health. The Public Health Science major provides students with the interdisciplinary training that is essential to recognizing and addressing public health issues at the state, national, and global levels.

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Shady Grove Degree Information

Pursue a University of Maryland Bachelor’s degree conveniently located in Montgomery County. The Public Health Science program at Shady Grove offers students a small, individualized classroom environment designed specifically for transfer students.

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Shady Grove Curriculum

The Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health Science at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) consists of 120 credits. Courses are organized into the following categories: prerequisite courses, Public Health Science foundation courses, Public Health Science option courses, and general electives. 

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Academic Advising and Support

Academic advising is an ongoing process that helps students clarify their educational and career goals, and then chart a meaningful plan for achieving those goals. 

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Student Resources

The Public Health Science team is here to enhance the academic experience our students and to assist you in achieving your academic, co-curricular, and career goals.