Associate of Science in Public Health
American Public University System

Program Details

An associate’s degree in Public Health can lead to entry-level careers in community healthcare or occupational health and safety. This degree program from APU online focuses on interpersonal communication, leadership, and motivation to address a community’s healthcare needs. 

Courses take a look at the American healthcare system through topics including sociology, psychology, health, and wellness. Students in this online Public Health degree program will learn how to address health issues with a diverse clientele. Interested graduates can go on to pursue an online bachelor’s in Public Health from APU for increased career opportunities.

Students will study a variety of healthcare issues including:

  • Health care administration
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Chemistry
  • Public health in America
  • Moral issues in healthcare
  • Nutrition

Requirements

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits).
  • Official transcripts.

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission