Community and Environmental Health
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BYU-Idaho + BYU-Pathway

The community and environmental health certificate offers student employable skills in areas such as community health, nutrition, food safety, global health, environmental health, sanitation, and water quality management.

This certificate is offered by BYU-Idaho, with support and resources from BYU-Pathway Worldwide.

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Why choose this certificate?

The community and environmental health certificate provides you with an understanding of public health programs and how to effectively communicate health information. These skills will allow you to improve your employment with the ability to differentiate diseases of the human body, apply public health practice methods and organize data for them.

BYU-Pathway has found that certain combinations of certificates lead to better job opportunities. Most degrees have a recommended plan of certificates that will help students increase their income and improve their employment possibilities.

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Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
  • Community health worker
  • Community health advocate
  • Community outreach navigator
  • Health coach
  • Medical registrar

Essential Knowledge and Skills


  • Apply health education/promotion principles
  • Identify the components of a basic patient assessment
  • Apply principles in food and nutrition to support and promote wellbeing
  • Describe evidence-based interventions to address global health issues
  • Communicate health information
  • Explain environment/health relationships
  • Describe environmental health and safety practices
  • Apply skills needed to successfully obtain or improve employment
Certificate of Community and Environmental Health
Program Requirements
This certificate builds into the Applied Health degree.
This is an introductory certificate.
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For questions about this program, contact BYU-Pathway Support