The field of health services is one of the largest-growing industries in the country. 9 out of the 20 occupations projected to grow the fastest are concentrated in health services. Approximately 13% of salaried jobs created in the next 10 years will be in health services, and most of these jobs will be available to those who have not yet completed a college degree, but who have specific education and training in key health care disciplines.
Earning a certificate in Community Health Assessment from the College of General Studies will provide a foundation in theory as well as an understanding of the diverse populations you may serve. This flexible program is perfect for social services or community health employees, nonprofit professionals interested in healthcare advocacy, and those looking to advance into leadership positions.