Health Services (Public Health Option) AS

 

Public Health is a dynamic field that focuses on improving and maintaining health on a population level through disease and injury prevention strategies. An Associate in Science degree in public health provides students interested in health care occupations a firm foundation of knowledge to continue in the many disciplines of the field. Public Health includes a variety of challenging disciplines such as epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, behavioral health, and occupational health. Public health services include risk assessments, health screenings, health promotion programming, and surveillance of disease outbreaks.

Partnership with New Jersey City University

Complete your Associate in Science degree at HCCC and seamlessly transfer to the Bachelor of Science in Health Science - Public Health Education program at New Jersey City University (NJCU). The articulation agreement allows all HCCC credits to be transferred to NJCU with junior standing. The dual admission agreement also adds the privilege of being an NJCU student, and access to their campus and activities, while at HCCC.

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Major
Health Services Public Health
Degree
Public Health - Option to Health Services.As

Description

Public Health is a dynamic field that focuses on improving and maintaining health on a population level through disease and injury prevention strategies. Public Health includes a variety of challenging disciplines such as epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, behavioral health, and occupational health. Health risk assessments, health screenings, health promotion programming, and surveillance of disease outbreaks are examples of public health services. Public Health professionals work within a variety of settings including state and local health departments, hospitals, workplace wellness programs, government agencies, educational institutions, research organizations, and international development agencies.

Requirements

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES – Career Coach

Public Health professionals work within a variety of settings including state and local health departments, hospitals, workplace wellness programs, government agencies, educational institutions, research organizations, and international development agencies.

Career options with median hourly wages within a five-mile radius of Hudson County.

 

 

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Contact Information

Division of Nursing and Health Sciences
870 Bergen Avenue
Jersey City, New Jersey 07306
(201) 360-4267
healthprograms@hccc.edu

Kathleen Smith-Wenning
Director of Health-Related Programs
(201) 360-4284
ksmith-wenning@hccc.edu