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Mission and Goals

The Online Associate of Science in Public Health degree program is designed to give students the tools they need to pursue a wide variety of careers in community service and health-related fields, from recreation centers to public health facilities. The purpose of the Health, Exercise and Sport Science (HESS) Department is to develop competent professionals who are able to integrate content knowledge and practical application skills appropriate to the setting. These professionals will learn effective analytical, evaluative, management, and communication skills to successfully navigate diverse situations.

Upon completion of this online entry-level public health degree program, graduates will be able to:

  • Further your studies with a four-year degree program
  • Meet requirements for professional positions in the field of public health
  • Effectively communicate competence related to HESS content