Public Health & Health Services Administration

Public Health / Health Education

Both the BS in Pulic Health and the BS in Health Science prepares students for entry-level positions as Public Health Workers in county health departments, non-profit health agencies, medical service settings, school systems, and businesses. Health educators promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. They do this by assessing needs; planning, implementing, and evaluating health programs; coordinating health services; serving as a resource person; and advocating for specific health issues. Graduates with these degrees are qualified to apply to take the test for national credentialing as a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). 

Major in Public Healt or Health Education

Internship

Minor in Health Promotion

Contact

For students with last names starting with letters A – L

Kristina Carter
Department of Public Health & Health Services Administration
Butte Hall, office 630
530-898-5633
klcarter@csuchico.edu
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For students with last names starting with letters M –Z

Patti Horsley
Department of Public Health & Health Services Administration
Butte Hall, office 628
530-898-4620
phorsley@csuchico.edu
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