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What will I learn?

Develop the skills and background required for positions in a variety of health professions and for admission into advanced degree programs. Choose from a number of concentrations to help you meet specific career goals. Our well-developed internship program and independent study options have lead graduates to work in a wide range of health and educational settings.

Prepare for post-graduate programs in areas such as medicine, dentistry, physical or occupational therapy and chiropractic medicine by combining health education with the concentration in allied health.

What Will I Learn?

This major will prepare you to work with

Individuals, groups and families

Health-related organizations (e.g. American Cancer Society)

University based health services

Wellness centres

Employee health behaviour programs at the local, state, or federal level

Concentration Options

Allied Health

College Health Promotion and Prevention Services

Environmental Health

Health Care Administration and Planning

Health Communication

International Health

Wellness/Health Promotion

Community Health: Concentration in Allied Health [CHEA_ALLH]

This concentration in the Health Department is designed to provide background needed to pursue post-baccalaureate study in various allied health fields. In conjunction with the Community Health major, it provides students with the prerequisite course work needed for programs in such areas as nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy. The combination of the concentration and the major gives students course work needed for advanced study and the preparation required for a wide variety of community/public health positions.

Career Potential

  • Community health practitioner
  • Nursing (provides prerequisites for advanced programs)
  • Physical therapy (provides prerequisites for advanced programs)
  • Occupational therapy (provides prerequisites for advanced programs)
  • Other clinical careers

Which department am I in?

School of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (124 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$16,980.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2023

Venue

School of Professional Studies

Professional Studies Building, Room 1175,

Cortland,

New Jersey,

13045, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Candidates for admission must graduate from a secondary school program or present a General Equivalency Diploma. Preparation for freshman candidates should include the following: English: 4 units, Social Studies: 4 units, Mathematics: 3-4 units, Science: 3-4 units, Foreign Language: 3-4 units.

For international students

Students must have graduated from a secondary school program.

They also must have the following requirements:

TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language: IBT 79

IELTS International English Language Testing System: Band 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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