Public Health

Health or nutrition education, health care administration and public health. Interested in these career opportunities? These are just the beginning... and COCC's associate of arts, Public Health emphasis, can get you there. Designed to transfer to Oregon public universities, as well as several out-of-state universities, the Public Health emphasis provides the foundation courses for those students wishing to pursue a bachelors degree in public health, nutrition and related fields. View suggested courses for the Associate of Arts, Public Health emphasis.

HEALTH MODULES - Health Modules are mini-courses designed to introduce a topic within the health and exercise science fields.


Public Health course offerings provide an in-depth view of topics within the health field. Examples of these courses include:
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Cardiac Risk Factor
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Contemporary Health Issues
  • Environmental Health
  • First Aid
  • Fitness/First Aid
  • Foods & Nutrition
  • Epidemiology
  • Health and Fitness for life
  • Health Issues of Aging
  • Holistic Wellness
  • Human Sexuality
  • Nutrition for Wellness
  • Stress Management
  • Sustainable Nutrition
  • Weight Control
  • Women's Health Issues