Dec 02, 2023  
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 EIU Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Health Studies

Health Administration (B.S.)

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Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Health Administration Major: 68 semester hours.

Students may earn up to 9 s.h. of course credit in the major through Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio (PLA). PLA evaluates the college-level knowledge and skills an individual has gained outside of the classroom, and determines if and how the knowledge and skills acquired translates to specific college-level courses. PLA awards credit for LEARNING, not just for experience or time “on the job”. Students who wish to earn course credit through PLA must consult with the academic advisor for their academic program, and follow the Department of Public Health & Nutrition approved process.

This major requires the following components:

Core Courses:


 *These courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
**Students must enroll in a minimum total of 8 semester hours of internship
***Students enrolled in Departmental Honors will substitute PUBH 4555 for PUBH 3800
# Replaces Senior Seminar University Graduation Requirement

Students must complete a minor in

Business Administration Minor: 21 s.h. 
Civic and Nonprofit Leadership Minor: 18 s.h.


Major GPA based on all Public Health and Health Communication courses taken at EIU. The minimum major GPA required for graduation is 2.50.

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