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About Community Health and Wellness at Keuka College

A Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Wellness prepares you to become a leader in educating patients directly regarding their personal health, in non-clinical environments. Our program offers two concentrations—Health Administration or Human Services—that align with two of the nation’s fastest-growing job sectors. This major prepares you to enter those fields by developing your foundational knowledge in population health, psychology, healthcare ethics, computer literacy, and business. Envision a career where you will guide individuals in sound healthcare practices; implement, evaluate, and lead community health programs; and help raise public awareness about important health concerns.

Community Health and Wellness Program Highlights

Foundation in Health

Build your knowledge base in healthy living practices, education, and promotion of individual and public health that includes program development, administration, and research.

Emphasis on Evidence

Learn to connect your classroom training with solid research practices and outcomes, so you'll have the skills you need to help change lives, whether working with individuals or developing programs for communities and larger populations.

Real-World Experience

Seek out Field Period® experiences in settings where you would like to work in the future. And further develop valuable skills that employers desire in your senior capstone course.

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Program Overview

Keuka College offers a Bachelor of Science in Community Health and Wellness with two concentration options: Health Administration or Human Services. This major is for students who are interested in non-clinical careers in the healthcare field.

The Community Health and Wellness curriculum includes courses to build knowledge in healthcare services and ethics, psychology, computer literacy, business, and population health. The capstone course sequence includes two required internship experiences appropriate for your chosen concentration. Upon completion, you may also be qualified to enter a graduate school or professional health service program to pursue an advanced degree in health services administration, public health, health informatics, or hospital administration.

Keuka College students demo community health & wellness work.

Students may also choose a health service-focused study-abroad experience to meet the requirement of the Keuka College Field Period® program.

Careers

What can you do with a Community Health and Wellness degree? Well, you'll build skills that prepare you for career roles such as medical case manager, corporate wellness educator, insurance/medical claims adjuster, first aid health instructor, pharmaceutical sales rep, rural health agency administrator, and more. 

Global Education

Through our Field Period® program, students may leverage educational opportunities to enhance their readiness for interprofessional collaboration. Past group Field Period® trips to nations such as the Dominican Republic and Nicaraugua, in tandem with those studying occupational therapy, nursing, social work, and natural sciences have introduced students to community health needs and services for overseas populations. Students develop professional and cultural competencies, while collaborating in a service trip with plenty of hands-on learning.

Keuka College students abroad teaching other children.

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