Bachelor of Science in Community Health
The interdisciplinary Community Health program prepares students for a variety of community health professions outside of direct patient care in the areas of gerontology, human services, public health, women’s health, and health care business. The degree options are offered entirely online with select courses available on campus. Students may complete courses year-round on a full-time or part-time basis. Applications are accepted year-round, with entry into Community Health courses in the Fall and Spring semesters.
Certificate in Public Health
The certificate option introduces students to the field of public health and provides fundamental knowledge in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental health, and the U.S. health care system. Students learn how to evaluate health programs and initiate change at higher levels.
This certificate option provides students with the knowledge about the process of aging and how to help improve the quality of life for the elderly population. Courses offer insight on holistic patient care, and navigating systems and services for the aging.
Human Services Certificate
This certificate option informs students of the role and purpose of human service agencies, the forces that influence them, and the variety of clients they may serve. Students gain skills in crisis intervention and an understanding of family dynamics, trauma informed care, and working with vulnerable populations.
Women’s Health Certificate
This certificate option provides a comprehensive study of historical and current issues related to the growth and development of women. Health issues, from physical to mental, and from local to global, prepare students to work in a variety of settings.