Public Health - Online Minor

Empower your community

Play your role in building greater community health and well-being with an online minor in public health from Oregon State University. Gain competency in subject areas like health disparities, health care quality analysis, accessibility to health care and more. Explore environmental and global issues while delving into the social determinants of health.

Committed to excellence

OSU's College of Health is accredited by the CEPH, a guarantee for excellence. Our programs provide a top-tier education, meticulously aligned with industry-recognized competencies. Oregon State is committed to empowering you with the knowledge, skills, and networks required to excel in the dynamic field of public health.


With this online minor in public health, you’ll build a foundation in skills that will empower you to address complex public health challenges and contribute to healthier communities. You’ll explore subject areas like health education, community engagement, advocacy and policy analysis.

Curriculum details and minor requirements are available on Oregon State’s academic catalog.

Sample course topics

  • Introduction to public health
  • Introduction to the health care system
  • Social and individual health determinants
  • Foundations of environmental health
  • Statistics I

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • All classes are developed by Oregon State's world-class faculty, who are renowned for their research, expertise and innovation.
  • Oregon State is institutionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • Oregon State Ecampus consistently ranks among the nation’s 10 best providers of online education according to U.S. News & World Report.