Community Health Program at KU
The bachelor's degree in Community Health at the University of Kansas prepares students for career paths in a variety of community health settings. The program is rigorous and dynamic and allows students who are passionate about health issues in a community setting to work with individuals to develop healthy attitudes and behaviors. Students in this program are interested in assessing community needs, planning and evaluating health programs; and looking to use creativity in the workplace as a professional. The program develops critical thinking and leadership skills in students.
Benefits of the program include:
- Customizable Curriculum - Students have the flexibility to develop expertise in health-related areas: sport psychology; sexual health; gender and health; adapted physical activity; or multicultural health.
- Hands-on Experience - Senior internship in community health provides real-world experience and future employer contacts.
- Program Reputation - KU's Bachelor's degree in Community Health is offered through the KU School of Education, which was recently ranked 8th in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Public Education Schools.