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Information for Undergraduates

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health offers a minor in public health for UCLA undergraduates and additional workshops and programming to expose students to careers and graduate studies in public health. The public health minor is ideal for students interested in learning about the field of public health and for those who are thinking of applying to a graduate program in public health.

Please browse the resources below and contact Arlecia Powell-Halleydirector of academic services, with questions.

  • What is public health? To gain a quick understanding of the world of public health, you might read this definition of public health on the American Public Health Association's website or view this short animated video.
  • Learn more about the Fielding School Undergraduate Public Health Minor.
  • Explore the field of public health with hands-on training through the Public Health Scholars Training Program; non-UCLA undergraduates are invited to apply. For more information, visit this webpage of the Public Health Scholars Training Program.
  • The CDC maintains a list of public health-related internships for undergraduates.