Associate of Public Health
New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

Program Details

Offered by NMSU-Dona Ana, or Dona Ana Community College, is an online 2-year Associate of Public Health.  This degree can prepare you to work in a variety of positions to serve your local community or continue on towards a bachelor’s degree.  DACC’s online APH introduces students to the four areas of health education: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation, with the aim of improving the overall health of a local population.  Class subjects are likely to include:

  • Foundations of health education
  • Essentials of public health
  • Personal health and wellness


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official high school transcripts/GED scores
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • COMPASS placement test

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission