History of the Health Equity Minor

The Health Equity Minor (HEM) is a graduate minor that allows students to specialize in studying health disparities and inequalities. A firm understanding of the structural factors that cause health inequalities will help prepare students to enter the professional world of public health as an effective advocate.

See below for enrollment trends and major milestones that have shaped the history of the minor for the past 14 years.

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HEM Enrollment Trends

Over the past 14 years, the Health Equity Work Group has tracked how many students enrolled in the Health Equity Minor. Major milestones are included, such as the expanding the course selection and opening the minor to students in all graduate programs. Check out the graph to see how far the Health Equity Minor has come!

Line Graph, Health Equity Minor Enrollment Trends, 2007-2022

HEM Enrollment by Major

The Health Equity Work Group collects data on which majors are represented among students who complete the Health Equity Minor. The graph below shows majors inside and outside the School of Public Health.

Pie Chart, Health Equity Minor Enrollment 2007-2022
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