Community Health Services Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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Programs:
  • Public Health (MPH)
  • Public Health (BS)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
  • And more...

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As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.


Locations:  Glen Allen, VA Novi, MI Savannah, GA More...
Programs:
  • Public Health, Master of Science

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New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical university offering over 50 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs. As a leader in technical career education in southern New England, New England Institute of Technology (also known as New England Tech or NEIT) is committed to providing hands-on technological programs that prepare graduates for positions of leadership in the technical, industrial, business, and allied health communities. Most of our associate degree programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, and bachelor’s degree programs in as little as three years. Last year, over 3,000 students chose New England Tech for the hands-on laboratory and classroom training that provides the necessary skills to begin their technical careers.


Locations:  Warwick, RI
Programs:
  • Online Master of Public Health (MPH)

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At the University of Nevada, Reno, we teach public health practitioners how to look beyond physical conditions and consider environmental, economic and sociological factors that impact individual and community health, happiness and well-being.

The online Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice is designed to prepare you for employment in nearly any area of the public health field.

The lessons learned in your online courses can prepare you for whatever area of public health you’re interested in.  Courses include the following:

  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health Biology
  • Research Methods
  • Leadership in Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Policy
  • Finance and Budget
  • Health Informatics
  • Program Planning and Evaluation
  • Public Health Law, Ethics and Policy Analysis

Our 100% onlineand CEPH-accredited MPH program gives you the flexibility to enhance your expertise — and your career — without having to put your life on hold.

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Community Health Services Training and Education

An education and background in community health services can provide you with the tools needed to help communities and clinics maintain and expand their access to primary medical and dental care. As a professional in the community health services field, you conduct technical site visits in order to monitor contract compliance and provide assistance as needed. You also partner with private non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, tribes, and others to minimize health care barriers and enhance the quality of health services for everyone, both insured and uninsured. Community health training and programs provide the knowledge and skills to develop and implement community programs aimed at improving public health and wellness. Graduates with a community health service degree are prepared to work as health educators with medical institutions, schools and universities, government agencies, and nonprofit community organizations.

Your Career in Community Health Services

Professions available to a community health program graduate include: health educator, community health nurse, and community health services assistant. Common courses in a community health degree program include:
  • Modern health issues
  • Health care organizations
  • Health statistics
  • Ethics in health care
  • Health care policy
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that job opportunities for community health service professionals are likely to grow at a faster-than-average rate through 2018, attributed mainly to rising health care costs. The median annual salary for a community health educator was $44,000 in 2008.