Community Health

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Vermont State University’s Community Health Concentration prepares you for careers in community health organizations, public health departments, hospitals, work sites, and non-profits – both in the U.S. and internationally. Some of the top career paths with a community health degree include public health educator, community health worker, health promotion specialist, epidemiologist, and health services administrator. You’ll learn how to improve the health of all types of communities and gain hands-on experience through your courses that will help you stand out in the job market. 

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Why Study Community Health at Vermont State

  • Career Flexibility: You’ll graduate prepared to work in a wide variety of non-school health settings, such as community health organizations, public health departments, hospitals, work site health promotion, and non-profit community agencies.   
  • Exam Preparation: This program prepares students to take the Community Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam. 

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Sample Courses

  • Health and Physical Activity Promotion I and II 
  • Internship in Health and Physical Activity Promotion 
  • Statistics 

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