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A minor in community health helps students begin to understand both macro and micro perspectives of health within communities. Students from a variety of academic areas choose this minor.

Why should I study community health?

This minor is especially valuable to students majoring in social work, education, nursing, or biokinetics. You'll gain a deeper understanding of health and how to promote wellness in diverse settings and communities.

What can I do with this degree?

Our graduates have gone on to studies and careers in a variety of areas, including:

  • Community health educators or specialists
  • Education
  • Hospital or medical clinic staff
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physician assistant
  • Physical therapy
  • Public health (epidemiology, environmental health, etc.)
  • Senior healthcare facility staff
  • Social Work

What skills will I develop?

  • Critical thinking
  • Effective collaboration and communication with others
  • Understanding personal and public health issues
  • Integration of Christian faith with the study of health
  • Addressing the whole person of your learners

What unique experiences or opportunities will I have?

We encourage you to combine your knowledge and skills in community health with your major of study in your experiences inside and outside the classroom.

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