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University System of Maryland Hagerstown

Community Health (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in community health offered through Salisbury University prepares students to become effective health educators who promote health and wellness for individuals, communities and populations. Health educators plan, implement and evaluate programs based on assessed needs of their target populations.

Graduates of the community health program become employed in a variety of settings, including government agencies, nonprofit organizations and healthcare. Graduates are also prepared to continue their education as graduate students of diverse disciplines, including public health, health education, business administration, public relations, occupational therapy, curriculum and instruction, psychology and social work.

The community health program prepares students to work with individuals, groups and families in a variety of settings, including health behavior organizations and wellness centers. With our program as your core, you could become one of the following:

  • Drug Counselor
  • Health Communications Specialist
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Recreation Coach
  • Volunteer Services Coordinator
  • Youth Program Specialist

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You can find more information about this program on the following dates:
Thursday, October 3rd - Frederick Community College Transfer Fair
Wednesday, October 9th - Allegany College of Maryland Transfer Fair
Thursday, October 10th - Hagerstown Community College Transfer Fair
Tuesday, October 29th - Lord Fairfax Community College Transfer Fair