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Associate of Applied Science
Applied Health
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The associate degree in applied health provides students with skills in promoting, planning, and implementing health education, as well as conducting research and evaluating programs. Students will learn the basics of public health, program planning/implementation, organizing data, and clearly communicating health information. This degree is developed and granted by BYU-Idaho.

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Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Promote health education
  • Assess needs/resources for health education/promotion
  • Plan health education/promotion
  • Implement health education/promotion
  • Conduct evaluation/research related to health education/promotion
  • Communicate health issues to various populations
Associate of Applied Science of Applied Health
Program Requirements
Complete two certificates as described below, plus additional requirements.
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Certificate
14-15 CREDITS
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Associate
60 CREDITS
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Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
Complete this introductory certificate
15 Credits
Complete this advanced certificate
15 Credits
After an associate degree students may continue and earn a bachelor's degree in applied health. This will require students to earn a third (advanced) certificate, as well as additional degree requirements.
To complete an associate degree, the following courses are required in addition to the certificates stated above:
Complete the following additional requirements:
General Education Courses
18 Credits
Electives
12 Credits
Previously earned course credits from PathwayConnect and/or other colleges and universities will be evaluated after a student is admitted and submits valid transcripts.
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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
Students who complete the applied health associate degree will be prepared to work in a variety of health-related careers. Click on the certificates listed in the table above for specific employment opportunities.

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BYU-Pathway degree programs (offered in partnership with and granted from BYU-Idaho) are made up of a series of certificates, general and religious education courses, and electives.

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Bachelor's of Professional Studies

Students who complete an associate degree in family history research may continue on and earn a bachelor's degree in Professional Studies.