Family and Community Health
The family and community health program offers a skills-based program that integrates theory and critical thinking to assess and act on the needs of individuals, families, and communities. Students learn to plan, implement and evaluate programming designed to promote health, human development and well-being with families and communities. Students develop skills and techniques necessary for conducting health research with individuals, family and communities, program planning and evaluation, grant writing, and family policy analysis. Students also have the opportunity to prepare for the future pursuit of a doctoral degree in a family and community health related field.
The program provides students with the skills and training necessary to assume leadership positions in the health workforce in the following settings:
Admissions decisions are based on:
Prerequisites include an undergraduate degree in family science, community health, health promotion, or related social science degree and/or course work that typically includes introductory psychology and sociology, anatomy and physiology, statistics, and lifespan human development.
Electives (other electives can be approved by the advisor)
Total Program 30-37 Credits