Public Health - Community Health Education Concentration (B.S.) (Combined B.S./M.B.A. Business Administration)

A Combined Degree program enables undergraduate students to enroll in graduate courses in their senior year, which can be counted towards the completion of both their Bachelor's and Master's degree requirements.  The ability to take these "swing courses" allows students to earn both their Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a shortened period of time, typically within five years.  Undergraduate students interested in this option can find more information regarding program requirements on the University's Combined Programs website.

Program Requirements

Students in this combined degree program must complete the requirements for:

Public Health - Community Health Education Concentration (B.S.)

Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Graduate Swing Courses

A combined degree program allows students to complete 6-12 graduate credits ("graduate swing courses") while enrolled as an undergraduate. These courses count for both their bachelor and master’s degrees.  Graduate swing courses will count toward undergraduate free electives, unless noted otherwise.

The Graduate Swing Courses for this program:

M.B.A. Graduate Swing Courses

Recommended Roadmap to Degree(s)

This recommended five-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within five years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

Undergraduate Program

First Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar1GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication3GENERAL EDUCATION: (K1) Social Science – American and European History3
HLTH 1023HLTH 2023
STAT 1093HLTH 2043
 13 15
Second Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences3World Cultures3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (I) Natural Science Laboratory4World Language 23
World Language 13NUFD 1823
HLTH 2083HLTH 2403
HLTH 3303HLTH 3653
 16 15
Third Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (D) Fine and Performing Arts3HLTH 3603
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives3HLTH 3743
HLTH 2903HLTH 4253
HLTH 3283Concentration Elective3
HLTH 3553Concentration Elective3
 15 15
Fourth Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives3HLTH 4986
GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education1Free Elective3
HLTH 4443Graduate Swing Courses6
HLTH 4973 
Concentration Elective3 
Concentration Elective3 
 16 15
Total Credits 120

Graduate Program

Fourth Year
First Half  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Elective course1.5  
Second Half  
MBA Core course3  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
Fifth Year
 First HalfFirst Half
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course3
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5MBA Elective course1.5
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5Second Half
 MBA Elective course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 Second HalfMBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5 
 MBA Elective1.5 
  10.5 9
Total Credits 30