BSc in Community Health

General

Program Description

The B.S. in Community Health program develops students’ capacity to attain career success in the health professions and to act as leaders in a dynamic, multicultural world. Students learn this through educational experiences and a learning environment that is reflective, collaborative, and transformative.

Our program includes a field experience in a health-related setting that affords students the opportunity to apply and refine skills developed in the classroom and to build a professional network before they graduate. Students use their knowledge and skills to focus on how best to reach vulnerable community members and to better allocate resources to underserved populations.

Program Benefits

The B.S. in Community Health prepares students to:

  • Understand and act upon the social determinants that impact human health and behavior
  • Plan, implement and manage evidence-based health programs in diverse settings
  • Conduct evaluation and research related to population health and health programming
  • Serve as a health resource person for diverse populations

Career Opportunities

The B.S. in Community Health prepares you for careers such as:

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Health Educator
  • Public Health Researcher

Employers know our graduates demonstrate the skills and dispositions of competent, ethical, compassionate health professionals.

Minors

  • Exercise Science
  • Health Promotion
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

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