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Public Health

If you are interested in health education, the health of your community, preventing disease and working with public entities on these issues, consider pursuing a degree in public health. You’ll learn how to work in the field to help people and communities adopt healthy behavior, conduct research for medical personnel and organizations to address community health needs and more. The public health science associate of science for transfer degree will prepare you to continue your studies at a four-year institution or jumpstart your career.

Information Sessions

Dates Times Location

May 1, 2023

6pm-8pm

Virtual meeting to attend

June 5, 2023

6pm-8pm

Virtual meeting to attend

July 3, 2023

6pm-8pm

Virtual meeting to attend

August 7, 2023

6pm-8pm

Virtual meeting to attend

 

Explore Your Programs Degree/Certificate Options

Public Health AS-T Program Map

Community Health Worker Certificate Program Map

 

Apply to the Program

Program Application

 

Contact

Sarah Davila
Sarah Davila
Professor
sarah.davila@chaffey.edu

 

 

Careers

With an associate’s degree, students become eligible for careers such as:

  • Community Health Worker - $42,142
  • Outreach Coordinator - $43,009
  • Health Navigator - $38,037
  • Wellness Coach - $43,174

 

With further study, students can explore careers including:

  • Epidemiologist - $89,479
  • Biostatistician - $79,290
  • Research Associate - $47,720
  • Health Analyst - $76,369
  • Environmental Health Specialist - $79,780
  • Disaster Management - $98,220
  • Public Health Nurse - $58,227
  • Public Health Physician - $235,175
  • Researcher - $86,000
  • Health Educator - $64,253

Source: PublicHealthOnline.org, EnvironmentalScience.org and Erieri.com

 

Public Health Professional Organizations

 

Health Resources