2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 02, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health, A.S.

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Brookdale Community College, County College of Morris, Mercer County Community College, and Middlesex County College have formed a consortium to offer the Public Health A.S. program that is transferable to baccalaureate degrees in public health.  Graduates of bachelor’s degree programs in public health have career opportunities in environmental health, state and local health departments, hospitals, educational institutions, and research organizations.

Transfer information:  Articulation Agreement with Rutgers and Transfer Resources

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate scientific foundation knowledge and skills appropriate for students seeking advanced study in the field of public health
  • Apply the scientific method of inquiry to gather and analyze data and use information relevant to major local, national and global health challenges
  • Conduct a literature search on health issues using a variety of academic and public resources
  • Engage in collaborative approaches for improving population health


Total credits required for degree: 60

Program code for Registration: PBHLT

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Suggested Sequence - Public Health, A.S.

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years.  This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date.  An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs.  See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Transfer Information

For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

Degree Audit Information

Access Student Planning and Degree Progress through MyBrookdale on Brookdale’s home page.  Select WebAdvisor, Self Service, log in and access the Student menu.

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