Bachelor of Arts inCommunity Health Science

Majoring 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 43 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Community Health Science Curriculum Overview

Majoring 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 43 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

You’ll also have real opportunities to learn beyond the classroom via Tetra Delta Club activities for science majors, as well as clinical and internship opportunities. Because we design our community health science program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering graduate study in public health or a career in public and community health and wellness settings.

 

Bachelor of Arts degrees at Concordia University, St. Paul consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 128 credits.

Meet Your Professors

Dr. Matthew Buns Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Dr. Buns' teaching areas include physical education methods and motor development, learning, and control.

Dr. Megan Dowdal-Osborn Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy

Dowdal-Osborn has practiced within multiple clinical settings including acute care, subacute, long term care and acute rehabilitation.

Josanne Christian - DNP, RN, PHN Assistant Professor of Nursing

Josanne has been a registered nurse for 24 years and has previous academic experience as a clinical instructor and an online RN to BSN instructor.

Dr. Eric LaMott Provost and Chief Operating Officer, Professor of Kinesiology

Career Potential

You'll also have real opportunities to learn beyond the classroom via Tetra Delta Club activities for science majors, as well as clinical and internship opportunities. Because we design our community health science program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering graduate study in public health or a career in public and community health and wellness settings.

  • 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 Teacher

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