This program is designed to transfer to one of the following bachelor’s degree programs: Bachelor of Arts in Public Health at Fort Lewis College, Bachelor of Arts in Public Health at University of Colorado Denver, or Bachelor of Science in Human Services at University of Northern Colorado.
Public Health students gain an interdisciplinary foundation in biology, psychology, and communication that equips them with the fundamental skills needed to further their health education.
A full-time student can complete this Associate of Arts (AA) degree in two years. Career paths in the public health workforce are diverse and include epidemiology, environmental health, occupational health, health education, and leadership in community health. The current and projected growth of public health careers is strong. To be successful, a student should have a passion for promoting health and well-being in communities as well as in vulnerable populations.