Welcome to the Bachelor of Science in Public Health!

Dear Incoming Declared and Prospective Public Health Majors, 

Congratulations on your admittance to UC San Diego, we are looking forward to having you in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health Program! You will want to make sure to complete all tasks required of you in the New Student Site by August 1st, as you will not be able to register for fall courses until all requirements for your College have been completed.  And don't forget to check out plans.ucsd.edu.

 

Watch Triton Transfer Talks: Finding Success as a Public Health Major

 

BSPH Orientation:

  • Public Health Orientation Information
  • Register for 1:1 30-minute Advising Appointment 
    • One 1:1 appointment will be available for incoming students. 
      • At this time we have opened appointment slots for our BSPH with Concentration in Medicine Sciences Pre-Health students (pursuing Pre-Med (MD/DO), Dentistry, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Physical Assistant, Nutrition).  We will be opening up more appointment slots for the other BSPH Majors in Mid-August. Don't forget to check your VAC for Fall enrollment messages, sent to all BSPH students by your first pass enrollment date.
    • Once all appointments have been booked, all incoming students will need to send advising questions through the VAC. We will be happy to answer questions and provide feedback regarding Fall course recommendations but will be unable to provide long-term planning.  Advising appointments will be available again during Fall quarter.
    • PLEASE NOTE: All students will be required to complete the Public Health Orientation prior to registering for a 30-minute Advising Appointment.

Fall Enrollment:

PLEASE NOTE:  All incoming transfer public health students MUST complete FMPH 40 this fall to not prolong graduation - we have saved seats in FMPH 40 for all incoming transfers who need to enroll in FMPH 40. Incoming first year public health students are also encouraged to complete FMPH 40 this fall if the course fits into your schedule.

FALL 2022:

  • FMPH 40 (A00) Tuesday/Thursday: 2:00-3:20pm with Dr. Haley Ciborowski
  • FMPH 40 (B00) Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30-1:50pm with Dr. Sally Romero

 

Helpful links for First Quarter Public Health Majors:


Recent News Articles regarding our new Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego:

Interested in Becoming a Public Health Major? 

All prospective Public Health Majors will want to fill out our Major Contact List Form so you can get important information regarding switching into the Public Health Major! 

Please Note: All BSPH Majors are capped. Capped majors are majors with limited enrollment. Students who were not directly admitted into one of the BSPH Majors can still complete the Public Health Entry Requirement and declare a BSPH Major after meeting the entry requirement. Please see the Public Health Entry Requirement on our website for additional information. 

Public Health New Student Orientation

Public Health Orientation Information

  • Join our online Orientation and complete all modules to prepare for your time as an undergraduate student
    • All modules must be completed to be able to register for a 1:1 advising appointment.

2022 Summer Advising Appointments

All students will be required to complete the Public Health Orientation prior to registering for a 30-minute Advising Appointment.  

  • At this time we have opened appointment slots for our BSPH with Concentration in Medicine Sciences Pre-Health students (pursuing Pre-Med (MD/DO), Dentistry, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Physical Assistant, Nutrition).  We will be opening up more appointment slots for the other BSPH Majors in Mid-August. Don't forget to check your VAC for Fall enrollment messages, sent to all BSPH students by your first pass enrollment date.
  • NOTE: All incoming students will need to send any advising questions through the VAC.  Please make sure to refer to our website for important information.  We have highlighted some areas below that should be reviewed prior to August 15th to ensure all Public Health students are ready to enroll in classes.  

New and Prospective Students