Public Health Programs


One-Year Certificate of Completion (CC1)


  • Community Health

    The Community Health Certificate of Completion prepares students to work in the fields of public health, health care, and community-based organizations. Jobs in the public health field include community health worker, wellness coach, sustainable practices/advocacy, peer-centered support specialist, outreach case manager, and community health advocate. Graduates work to reduce unequal rates of illness and death between different communities, promote wellness, and advocate for health equity. All course work can be applied to the Public Health Associates of Art Degree of Transfer. Courses cover foundations of public health, sustainable development, motivational interviewing, and health promotion strategies..

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    Community Health - One-Year Certificate of Completion (CC1)

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Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer

  • Public Health - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)

    The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer with a focus in public health is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in public health or a related field. Lower-division coursework provides students with a strong foundation in public health topics, including health promotion, disease prevention, health psychology, healthcare policy, health equity, and environmental sustainability plus prerequisite coursework in biology, chemistry, and mathematics. To learn more about degree options in the field of public health visit the Public Health Transfer options page

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    Public Health – Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT)

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