Graduate Pathway in Public Health

Do you want to study for a degree in the United States but need to improve English language skills or test scores? A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university. Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program. We provide full integration with domestic and international students on campus from highly trained university instructors and tutors while giving you academic support throughout your program.

3-Term Pathway Curriculum

TERM 1 COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
ALS 161 Academic Listening/ Speaking 3
ALS 162          Academic Reading/ Writing 3
H 220 Introduction to Health Data Analysis 3
H 333 Global Public Health 3
Total 12
TERM 2 COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
COMM 111 Public Speaking 3
WR 121 English Composition 3
ALS 181 English Composition Bridge 2
H 425 Foundations of Epidemiology 3
H 523 Foundations of Public Health 4
Total 15
TERM 3 COURSE TITLE CREDIT HOURS
WR 317 Technical Writing 3
H 519 Displacement, Migration, and Global Health   3
H 540 Water and Human Health 3
H 520 Health Disparities 3
Total 12

Degree Program Components

  • 59-61 credit hour program
  • 13 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 46-48 credit hours remaining towards degree

Career Paths

As a graduate of a Master's degree program in Public Health at OSU you might find work as a(n):

  • Epidemiologist
  • Biostatistician
  • Medical and health services manager
  • Environmental scientist
  • Health analyst
  • Prevention specialist
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Graduate Pathway in Public Health

How do I qualify?

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS  3-Term Standard Pathway
GPA: 2.75 overall AND in final year of study
Undergraduate degree: Any major
TOEFL iBT:   TOEFL iBT 70 (16 subscores)
IELTS:  6.0 (5.5 subscores)
Password:  Level 7
Academic English: Completion of Academic English Level 5 with no grades below C and a pass grade in all Pass/No Pass courses;

Visit OSU's website for direct entry requirements.

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Graduate Pathway in Public Health

When can I start?

2016-17 Dates and Prices

Program Start Dates Tuition
3-Term Pathway September 13, 2016 $29,910

2017-18 Dates and Prices

Program  Start Dates Tuition
 3-Term Pathway September 13, 2017 $29,910

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Graduate Pathway in Public Health

What are the progression requirements?

After successfully completing the Pathway program and any additional requirements, you can enter an OSU graduate program. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

You must meet the following Oregon State University Pathway Progression criteria in order to progress:

PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS 3-Term Pathway
Academic Requirements: 3.0 GPA cumulative for the last 90 quarter credits (60 semester credits and B or higher grades in all courses
Language Requirements: B or higher grades in all English language courses
Standardized Test Requirements: No other requirements
Additional Requirements: Submission of a writing sample or in-person meeting with student

What are my degree options after completing the INTO OSU Pathway?

The INTO OSU Graduate Pathway in Public Health is designed to provide a route to the Oregon State University degree program in Public Health. 

How will an INTO OSU Pathway and an OSU degree program prepare me for success after my studies?

We contribute top talent to the job market-new engineers who have had entrepreneurial and commercialization experience during these years studying at OSU. These men and women graduate work-ready, prepared to contribute to the economy and impact the world.

The College of Public Health and Human Sciences research spans across several disciplines and is focused in these strategic areas:

  • Optimal health through nutrition and physical activity
  • Predictors and consequences of chronic diseases and the promotion of health behaviors
  • Healthy developmental processes and transitions across the lifespan
  • Health system reforms and health policy
  • Impact of environmental and occupational hazards on human health
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