The associate degree in applied health provides students with skills in promoting, planning, and implementing health education, as well as conducting research and evaluating programs. Students will learn the basics of public health, program planning/implementation, organizing data, and clearly communicating health information.
This degree is developed and granted by BYU-Idaho, with
Essential Knowledge and Skills
- Serve as a disciple-leader through improving health outcomes for individuals and communities
- Evaluate factors that impact health
- Utilize data to justify sound decisions
- Plan health programs
- Communicate health issues to various populations
Associate of Science of Applied Health
Degrees are built by selecting three certificates, which are typically made up of five courses each. Our recommended plans are designed to lead to better job opportunities. To earn a bachelor’s degree, you will complete three certificates plus additional requirements:
Applied Health Path
Steps to your Associate Degree in Applied Health
If getting a better job is not your primary focus, there are
Why choose this degree?
Applied health training qualifies you to work in a variety of positions, such as public health, health promotion education, occupational safety and health, epidemiology, and other areas. You will be prepared with skills in communication, program planning, report writing, problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making for a variety of health care settings and situations.
BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a