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Department Health Science
College Allied Health & Nursing
Program Website
Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS
Program Description The Community Health program prepares health professionals with expertise in health education, health promotion and disease prevention for employment in educational settings, public agencies, private and voluntary organizations, health care facilities, business, industry, and government.
Admission Requirements Students planning to major in one of the programs in the Health Science Department are assigned an advisor from their area of interest. Contact the department for application procedures and advisor assignment.
The minimum requirements to be admitted to the Community Health Major or School Health Major are:
  • a minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 (C)
  • completion of Health 260- Intro to Health Education
Other Requirements All major courses must be taken for grade.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Amy Hedman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Coordinator
Community Health Program
Dept. of Health Science
213 Highland Center N
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5382
College Advising Allied Health Advising
Shirley Murray, Student Relations Coordinator
124 Myers Field House

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