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CEPH Accreditation

 Council on Education for Public HealthClemson University’s Department of Public Health Sciences’ Bachelor of Science in Health Science degree concentrations in Health Service Administration, Health Promotion and Behavior and Pre-professional Studies in Health are now fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. CEPH, an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, reviews schools and departments of public health for accreditation every seven years.  We welcome you to view our self-study report and CEPH’s final accreditation report.

» Read our self study report
» CEPH’s final accreditation report
» For more information about CEPH accreditation at Council on Education for Public Health

Interested in changing your major to Health Science? 

You must be a current Clemson student to qualify to apply for change of major to Health Science. Prospective transfers (students enrolled at another institution) or freshmen (students in high school) will apply directly to Health Science as part of the Clemson Admissions process. 

Read about the competitive application process which occurs each fall semester in the Health Science Change of Major FAQs

The application will open on the first day of classes in the fall term and close on the last day of classes in the fall term. (NOTE: this is the last day of classes, not the last day of exams.) Click here to apply.  

Questions? Email Kristin Goodenow at


College appoints interim chairs in communication, public health sciences

Griffin assumes role of PHS interim chair

sarah-griffin.pngSarah Griffin will assume the role of interim chair for the Department of Public Health Sciences. She has previously served as professor and graduate programs director and on July 1 will assume the role previously held by Ronald Gimbel, who now serves as full-time director of Clemson Rural Health, the organizing framework for Clemson’s statewide health service delivery and prevention efforts housed in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Read More

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