Certificate in Community Health

The Certificate in Community Health is designed for individuals currently working in community health or other health related fields interested in furthering their knowledge through coursework emphasizing practical application in identifying and addressing health problems within the community.  Through course work, participants will gain a fundamental understanding of the issues and practices contributing to health related diseases as well as issues associated with the development and implementation of positive health programming in the community.

Certificate Program Requirements

  • HHP 200  Personal Wellness (3 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 310  Consumer Health (2 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 314  Issues in Health Education (2 Credit Hours)
  • HHP 320  Communicable and Emergent Disease (2 Credit Hours)
  • NURS 320  Health Care: Ethics  (1 Credit Hour)
  • NURS 321  Health Care: Legal Aspects (1 Credit Hour)
  • NURS 491  Health Care: System Policy and Cost (2 Credit Hours) 

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATE: 13 Credit Hours

Contact Information

Jeff Briggs
Fort Hays State University
106 Albertson Hall
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone:  (785) 628-4376
Email: jbriggs@fhsu.edu
Web: HHP