UAB students walking in front of buildingHealth educators are described as those who promote, maintain and improve health by assisting individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors.  The Minor in Community Health provides you with an overview of the health education profession.  This minor can provide a knowledge base for a variety of majors in the social sciences, health professions, business, and other areas of study .  This minor provides you the knowledge and training for those wishing to know more about employment in public, volunteer, and private health agencies.  NOTE: This Minor is not open to Community Health and Human Services majors.

Program of Study


 The official program of study checklist can be found on the Office of Student Services website.



It is highly recommended that you seek advisement once you declare a minor in Community Health. This can provide valuable information and help to avoid graduation delays. Please contact Rachel Daniel in the School of Education’s Office of Student Services. Her contact information is, or (205) 934-7530.


For further information about any of our majors in Human Services or Community Health, please contact the Program Coordinator, Dr Retta Evans (, (205)-996-2701.

Graduation Planning System (GPS)

The GPS system allows students to view their degree requirements at any time.  You can see what has been completed and what remains for completion.  There is also a “what if” function that allows you to see what would be needed if you made changes such as changing your major or minor.

Learn More


Ready to embark on an exciting academic program in Community Health? Find out everything you need to know on the UAB Undergraduate Admissions website, including how to apply, how to schedule a campus tour, and more.