The goal of community health is to address the healthcare issues in our society. As Americans continue to live longer, the quest for a life lived well and in good health is becoming a top priority for people of all ages.

The Bachelor of Health Science degree in Community Health from GSU is designed to provide you with the broad-based educational background you’ll need to design and implement programs that increase the quality, availability and effectiveness of health and wellness promotions.

The goal? Improved quality of life for the community at large.

The program has a strong underpinning in cultural understanding and sensitivity, giving you the ability to appreciate and respond to cultural and community influences on health and wellness promotion.

Comprehensive Curriculum

The program is comprehensive:

  • We take you through epidemiology.
  • We teach you prevention, assessment and program development.
  • We lay the foundations for research to practice.
  • We integrate that knowledge into a thorough investigation of wellness programs, from planning to management.
  • Internships complete the program —and provide opportunities for you to concentrate your experiences.

Additional information is available in Current GSU Catalog.

 BHS.Community Health.Fact Sheet   

Application Deadlines

The Admission Application deadlines for the Bachelor of Health Science degree in Community Health are as follows:

  • Fall — July 30
  • Spring — November 30
  • Summer — April 15

Degree Requirements*

Students must meet all university requirements for a bachelor's degree.

All program required courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

*This information is for reference only. For complete information about College of Health and Human Services degree programs or certificates, please refer to the current approved catalog.

For career curriculum information for the Community Health track, visit: What is Community Health?

Learn More

Take the next step in your education path. For GSU Admission information, call the Office of Admission at 708.534.4490, or 800.GSU.8GSU. For student advising, contact Stacy Amedeo at 708.235.2128, or via email at mailto:samedeo@govst.edu