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Online Associate's Degree in Public Health

Want to make a real difference in the lives of the people you care about? Your family and friends? Your community? At University of the Cumberlands, our award-winning Associate of Science in Public Health can give you the comprehensive education you need to get your foot in the door of a community service or public health organization … and be the difference!

The curriculum for this specialized degree program covers essential Public Health issues, including:

  • Nutrition
  • Substance Abuse
  • Public Health Administration
  • Community Health
  • And more

Plus, you’ll study with a caring faculty of industry experts who know how to help you tailor the best online associate’s degree program to fit your interests and career goals. As you build a strong academic foundation through your community-oriented degree, you will learn a variety of skills necessary to help individuals live healthier lives, including the use of technology and communication skills.


Your Associate Degree in Public Health, coupled with relevant experience and a solid foundation of communication and professional skills, should give you the foundation you need to pursue a number of careers in relevant health and community service areas, including:

  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Public Health Educator
  • Community Health Education Coordinator
  • Education Coordinator
  • Nutrition Director
  • Community Nutrition Educator
  • Director of Wellness Programs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of health educators and community health workers is projected to add more than 21,100 new jobs by 2030.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

When you’re ready to be the difference, make sure you’re equipped to be successful with an Online Public Health Degree. Discover why University of the Cumberlands is one of the best test-optional colleges in KY for your degree-seeking educational dreams. Fill out the form on this page for more information about this online associate’s degree program.

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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.