Do you find yourself motivated by the idea of increasing quality of life, 健康, and safety for communities large and small? When you earn your online public 健康 degree from our College for Adults in St. 保罗, 明尼苏达州, you’ll gain the skills and experience to influence 健康 and safety policies, improve the 健康 of populations, 为社会公正而努力.
A 公共卫生 Program Designed for Busy Adults
You'll learn about public 健康 foundations, 全球健康, 流行病学, 医疗团队, and biological impacts on human 健康, 所有这些都是关于道德的.
Our online degree program prepares you for employment in public 健康, strengthens the background of 健康 professionals who are interested in public 健康 practice areas, and provides an excellent foundation for students who are interested in pursuing graduate study in public 健康, pre-professional degrees (e.g. pre-Med, pre-PA) or related areas. After graduating with their bachelor's, students can move seamlessly into the Master of 公共卫生 (MPH) in Global Health program. 除了, 一个快速, "3+2" dual degree option is available for students who want to combine a bachelor's in public 健康 with the MPH degree.
Community Health Worker Certificate
If you are interested in community 健康 work, you have an opportunity to earn a Community Health Worker Certificate (化学加工). As a CHW, you'll help diverse populations navigate the system and community services.
除了 to learning about the role of the CHW and how they connect community members to resources, students in the program gain skills in 健康 communication, 文化能力, 健康 education and promotion, and emergency response and preparedness. Classroom discussions address current legal and ethical issues and students get real world experience working directly with community members through service learning and a practicum experience with a community partner.
学生 pursuing the Community Health Worker certificate or the CHW concentration within the 公共卫生 major may apply for a federal grant-funded scholarship to cover expenses for up to 24 credits. To be considered for the scholarship, apply for University admission and ask your 入学辅导员 欲了解更多信息.
学生 who graduate from the public 健康 program from St. 凯特的 College for Adults will possess the skills and experience to enter into positions such as:
- community 健康 worker/educator
- environmental 健康 technician
- prevention outreach specialist
St. YSB体育APP's public 健康 program is accredited by The Council on Education for 公共卫生 (CEPH).