Did you know? Public Health Allied Health BS in 100% asynchronous.

Did you know? Allied Health is 100% Asynchronous

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You love working in health care and are ready to take the next step in your career. Are you questioning how to squeeze anything else into your already busy schedule? We have your answer! That’s right; our online public health degree with an allied health emphasis is just right for you! It is totally asynchronous, which means you get to choose when you do the classwork.

Here’s what you need to know:
How can I take the classes on my own time?

The allied health emphasis is 100% asynchronous. That means your classes don’t require meeting at a set time – so there is nothing to add to your busy schedule! Your lessons are available to you and you can watch them at your convenience. This could include recorded videos, emails, discussion boards, and more!

Is the program accredited?

Yes! The undergraduate Public Health degree is accredited by The Council on Education for Public Health.

What is the public health BS degree?

Public health promotes and protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. While doctors treat illness and injury once they occur, those in the public health field are invested in preventing people from getting sick.

What is the allied health emphasis?

The allied health emphasis area enhances the skills and employment options for graduates of community college allied health programs such as respiratory care, radiology technology, and dental hygiene, preparing students for management positions in a wide variety of health care settings.

Interested in real life experience?

As a student in allied health, you get to complete a course under the supervision of an administrator in a health care facility.

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What does the degree focus on?

The allied health emphasis promotes wellness through healthy behaviors, tracking disease outbreaks, creating laws and policies that benefit the health of the population, and investigating and decreasing health disparities.

What will I learn?

As a public health student, you will gain an understanding about community health and personal wellness, epidemiology and communicable diseases, health administration and health policy, and social and behavioral sciences.

Ready to get started?

Click here to learn more about the Public Health degree with an Allied Health emphasis. This is your life, plus college… and on your schedule!


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