Overview

Prepare for a major in Public and Community Health by taking recommended courses to fulfill the requirements of a transfer degree.

Public and Community Health is concerned with the health and wellness of local, national and global communities. Through strong public relations, community organization, public policy and health education, Public Health professionals assess, evaluate, plan and promote community health programs to aid in the prevention of illness and spread of disease.

The Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) is part of Shoreline’s General Transfer program and is designed to meet the first two years of requirements of most four-year degrees.


Completion Award
Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement
Length of Study
90 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Location
On Campus
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

Per Quarter 
2019-2020
Residents Non-resident
Online Only
Non-resident
On Campus
Non-resident
Non-citizen
 
1 credit $152.13 $166.72 $243.46  $330.00
5 credits $624.65 $697.60 $1,081.30  $1,514.00
12 credits (full-time) $1,331.78 $1,523.22 $2,252.72  $3,124.98
15 credits  $1,493.30 $1,687.05 $2,425.70 $3,308.25

 *Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs. 

Additional Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

This program option is designed to support Shoreline’s general education outcomes: 

  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning:  Students will demonstrate college-level skills and knowledge in applying the principles of mathematics and logic. 
  • Communication Skills:  Students will read, write, speak in, and listen to college-level English. Effective communication incorporates awareness of the social nature of communication and the effects of ethnicity, age, culture, gender, sexual orientation, and ability on sending and receiving oral, non-verbal, and written messages. 
  • Multicultural Understanding:  Students will demonstrate understanding of issues related to race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, and culture and the role these issues play in the distribution of power and privilege in the United States. 
  • Information Literacy:  Students will access, use, and evaluate information in a variety of formats, keeping in mind social, legal, and ethical issues surrounding information access in today’s society. 
  • General Intellectual Abilities:  Students will think critically within a discipline, identify connections and relationships among disciplines, and use an integrated approach to analyze new situations. 
  • Global Awareness:  Students will demonstrate understanding and awareness of issues related to, and consequences of, the growing global interdependence of diverse societies by integrating knowledge from multiple disciplines. Students will describe how social, cultural, political, and economic values and norms interact.

Careers & Opportunities

Public and Community Health professionals develop the knowledge and skills to develop policies, assess risks, manage programs, conduct research, and engage in community outreach to promote public health. As such, graduates in Public and Community Health are able to work in variety of health care and community settings.

Potential employers include: Government agencies, including the Center for Disease Control, National Institute of Health, Department of Health and Human Services and the World Health Organization; health care clinics, hospitals, colleges and universities, consulting firms and non-profit organizations.

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This option is open to everyone. There are no eligibility requirements to start this program.

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