Community Health Worker

Community Health Worker

Become a frontline public health worker. Be the link between the community and health and social services. 

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics,

  • Employment is expected to grow 21 percent from 2012 to 2022
  • The median salary for community health workers is nearly $42,000;

Credit Certificate Program

This 18 credit-hour certificate can be completed in two semesters with full-time study in the first semester and professional practice experience in semester two, or on a part-time basis over three semesters.

This program prepares students for community health positions such as community health advocates, lay health educators, community health representatives, patient navigators, and Promotores de Salud. See course description in the College Catalog.