Associate of Science in
AS in Public Health
Queensborough Community College
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Public health and related fields are among the fastest-growing employment sectors in the New York region and nationally. Driven by efforts to improve the health of the public, the demand for public health professionals with formal training is expected to grow significantly in the future. Public health professionals are defined as all those responsible for providing the essential services of public health regardless of the organization in which they work. They are employed in such diverse positions as health educators, health care workers, epidemiologists, environmental health specialists, and public health administrators.
The Public Health Program at Queensborough Community College is an Associate of Science degree program that offers students a challenging, educational experience with courses in the fields of biology, statistics, epidemiology, nutrition, general education and public health education. The curriculum provides a strong foundation in public health that will prepare students to pursue further education in baccalaureate programs in Public Health related fields or as entry-level professionals in a variety of workplaces including public, private, and non-profit organizations.