Minors in Public Health
Graduate Minor in Public Health
The minor in public health is available to students enrolled in master’s and doctoral programs outside of the School of Public Health. Students enrolled in master’s and doctoral programs in the School of Public Health are not eligible for this minor because the minor requirements are included in the major field of study.
Graduate Minor in Biostatistics
The minor in biostatistics is designed for students in non-biostatistics graduate degree programs at the University of Minnesota. Minors are available for both MS and PhD students.
Undergraduate Minor in Public Health
The new Public Health Minor is a collaboration between the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Public Health. This minor is ideal for undergraduate students interested in Public Health issues which can be explored through courses spanning the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Public Health curriculum spectrum.
Graduate Minor in Gerontology
As the percentage of persons over the age of 65 increases, so will the demand for professionals with training in gerontology. The gerontology minor provides a multidisciplinary foundation for graduate, doctoral, and professional students who want a broad understanding of aging to better serve future clients and patients. The gerontology faculty includes professors from colleges and schools across the University.
Doctoral Minor in Epidemiology
We offer two option for students seeking a doctoral minor in epidemiology. Option 1 is for students with prior epidemiology training and totals 12 credits.
Option 2 is for students without extensive epidemiolog or /biostatistics training and also totals 12 credits.
PhD Minor in HSRPA: Focus in Health Economics
These courses apply micro-economic theory to the main economic issues in the health care sector, such as demand for health care and health insurance, the structure of optimal health insurance policies, and industrial organization problems in health care. They are designed for students in other University of Minnesota departments/programs.