Online Bachelor of Science in Community Health

The online Bachelor of Science in Community Health at ASU is designed for students who want to create healthy, sustainable communities with an emphasis on working with specific populations.
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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 39

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Through this degree program you will learn to create healthy, sustainable communities with an emphasis on working with specific populations. You will learn about working in partnership with private and public organizations to address the health needs of diverse populations by providing advocacy, building capacity for community services, service coordination, education, monitoring, evaluation and interventions within a community setting.

As a graduate of this program, you may find positions providing health education, health promotion, care coordination, health care navigation, and advocacy services for patients, families and communities. Examples of careers include community health worker, health care coordinator, health services administrator and health promotion evaluator.

Featured courses


HCR 484: Internship


HCR 230: Culture and Health (C & G)


HCR 220: Introduction to Health Professions and the U.S. Health Care System (H)


HCR 210: Ethics for the Health Care Professional (HU)


TWC 362: Writing in Health Professions (L)


TWC 347: Written Communication for Managers (L)


SOC 390: Social Statistics I (CS)


STP 226: Elements of Statistics (CS)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Community Health have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Community Health Worker


Growth: 18.1 %
Salary: $38,370

Community Specialist


Growth: 13.2 %
Salary: $41,570

Guidance Counselor


Growth: 12.6 %
Salary: $55,410

Health Care Support Worker (General)


Growth: 11.7 %
Salary: $37,220

Health Technician (General)


Growth: 19.7 %
Salary: $41,800

Healthcare Professor


Growth: 25.9 %
Salary: $97,870

Medical and Health Services Manager


Growth: 20.5 %
Salary: $98,350

Patient Advocate


Growth: 4.9 %
Salary: $32,890

Social Services Director


Growth: 18 %
Salary: $64,100

Prestigious faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards. 
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar. 
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving. 
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Prestigious faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards. 
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar. 
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving. 
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Preparing the nursing and health leaders of tomorrow

ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.

10+


undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs online.

250+


faculty members.

$13.2


million in research awards.

4,000+


students.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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