Community Health Science (CHS) is a field of public health that is concerned with protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention.
The field of Community Health Science is broad, and a degree will afford you opportunities in personal health and wellness, mental health, social and behavioral aspects of health, epidemiology, health care administration, exercise physiology, or environmental health among many others. Many students obtain a degree in Community Health Science before applying to allied health programs such as nursing, medical, physical therapy or dental school.
TMCC offers an Associate of Science (AS) Degree in Community Health Science. This degree is designed to matriculate into the Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Health Science at the University of Nevada, Reno.