Minor inCommunity Health Science

Minoring in Community Health Science involves the study of the social, environmental, and political influencers on the health of individuals and populations. You’ll learn how health threats are spread, treated and prevented. How does lack of access to health care impact epidemics? What are the ethics involved in vaccination programs? What roles do communication and education play in community health? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any health care career as you take 20 credit hours toward a community health science minor in conjunction with a different bachelor’s degree major.

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Community Health Science Curriculum Overview

Learn how health threats are spread, treated and prevented. How does
lack of access to health care impact epidemics? What are the ethics
involved in vaccination programs? What roles do communication and
education play in community health? You’ll gain knowledge and skills
that are important for any health care career as you take 20 credit
hours toward a community health science minor in conjunction with a
different bachelor’s degree major.

An academic minor normally consists of 20 to 24 credits taken in courses in one area or related areas of study prescribed by the faculty.

Career Potential

  • Health Officer
  • Medical Claims Representative
  • Case Manager
  • Director of Volunteers
  • Health and Wellness Educator
  • Outreach Claims Representative
  • Medical Records Representative
  • Health Administrator
  • Community Service Agency Director
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Hospital Personnel Director
  • Community Services Specialist
  • Health Teachers

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