THE MOVEMENT

THE EDUCATED CITIZEN AND PUBLIC HEALTH

The Educated Citizen and Public Health movement aims to fulfill the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies' recommendation that "...all undergraduates should have access to education in public health" as "public health is an essential part of the training of citizens".

Learn more at AAC&U's Educated Citizen and Public Health initiative on their website.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATE PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION

These recommendations were developed as part of the Faculty Development Program of the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) and the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), funded through the APTR-CDC Cooperative Agreement.

Download the document.

CRITICAL COMPONENT ELEMENTS OF AN UNDERGRADUATE MAJOR

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health recommends the following Critical Component Elements, as guidance for those programs that wish to prepare a graduate to enter the workforce and/or to pursue advanced studies in public health or other health professions.

Critical Component Elements Document

RESOURCES FOR UNDERGRADUATE PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION

This list of resources includes links to reports, policy statements, and curricular models, as well as national media and higher education press, and other selected publications.

Download the document.

10 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN STARTING AN UNDERGRADUATE PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM

Considering launching a new undergraduate Public Health major or minor at your institution? Here are 10 Questions to consider:

Download the document.

THE EDUCATED CITIZEN AND PUBLIC HEALTH LISTSERV

The Educated Citizen and Public Health listserv is hosted by the AAC&U. The listserv is designed to promote communication among all those are active in the emerging interdisciplinary field of public health study for undergraduates.

Sign Up

Request an Info Kit

Other ways to reach us