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Public Health
Levels 4 & 5

Program Overview

The program will provide the studnet with a basic understanding of public health and insights into healthcare administration and delivery systems.

Objectives

  • Apply fundamental public health strategies in assessment, planning and prevention to improve the health, safety and quality of life for people in their communities.
  • Describe the fundamental social and behavioral frameworks in public health to identify health disparities and promote social justice

Public Health Program

The diploma and advanced diploma program is designed for those students seeking a two-year rather than four-year degree. The program stand alone but may also be the foundation for further study at the bachelor’s level. The program at AIES are meant to be taken in four semesters and consist of 60 credit hours.

First Semester

PH 106 - Introduction to Public Health | 3 credits
PH 150 - Introduction to Environmental Health | 3 credits
PH 220 - Introduction to Epidemiology | 3 credits
ENG 101 - English Composition I | 3 credits
POLI 100 - Introduction to International Politics | 3 credits

Second Semester

PH 221 - Public Health Education and Communication | 3 credits
PH 230 - Human Disease and Prevention | 3 credits
PH 235 - Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare | 3 credits
PH 340 - Behavioral and Cultural Issues in Healthcare | 3 credits
COMP 101 - Introduction to Computer Science | 3 credits

Program duration: Two semesters. Each semester is 4 months long with approximately 40 hours per week.

Assessment methods: In order to complete the program successfully, students will be required to pass all subjects and achieve an overall passing grade.

Certification: To be awarded the certificate you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Certificate, awarded by the Board of Studies of AIES. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.

First Semester

PH 200 - Public and Global Health | 3 credits
PH 240 - Introduction to Healthcare Management | 3 credits
PH 243 - Context of Healthcare Delivery | 3 credits
OMM 106 - Interpersonal Communication | 3 credits
PSY 106 - Introduction to Psychology | 3 credits

Second Semester

PH 320 - Energy, Environment and Public Health | 3 credits
PH 350 - Public Heath Toxicology | 3 credits
PH 355 - Climate Change and Public Health | 3 credits
PH 360 - Food Systems and Public Health | 3 credits
Math 206 - College Algebra | 3 credits

Program duration: Two semesters. Each semester is 4 months long with approximately 40 hours per week.

Assessment methods: In order to complete the program successfully, students will be required to pass all subjects and achieve an overall passing grade.

Certification: To be awarded the certificate you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Certificate, awarded by the Board of Studies of AIES. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.
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