Xavier University Establishes Two New Degree Programs

Xavier University of Louisiana has established two new undergraduate degree programs. Beginning this fall, the historically Black university in New Orleans will offer a bachelor’s degree program in communication studies and a bachelor of science degree program in public health sciences.

The communications degree is designed to build personal communication skills applicable to a variety of career options or to prepare students for graduate study.

The public health sciences major is geared to prepare students for entry-level positions in health-related fields or to pursue graduate study in several disciplines. Majors in public health sciences at Xavier will participate in internships at public health facilities as part of their curriculum.

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