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, with
Essential Knowledge and Skills
- 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
Why choose this degree?
Applied health training qualifies you to work in a variety of positions, such as public health, health promotion education, occupational safety and health, epidemiology, and other areas. You will be prepared with skills in communication, program planning, report writing, problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making for a variety of health care settings and situations.
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