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Skip Navigation Links   KCC Home > Academic Departments > Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department > A.S. in Community Health    

Welcome to the Community Health Program! Facebook

There are three (3) concentrations within the Community Health Program

Health Education and Promotion - Health Services AdministrationGerontology

A.S. COMMUNITY HEALTH Degree Requirements

A.S. in Community Health

Community Health  

WHAT IS COMMUNITY HEALTH?

Community Health includes both private and public efforts of individuals, groups,
and organizations to promote, protect, and preserve the health of those in the community.

COMMUNITY HEALTH AT KINGSBOROUGH

The Community Health Program at Kingsborough provides a foundation
for diverse careers in health promotion, disease prevention, health care administration, and
health education. The program at Kingsborough is designed for transfer to
baccalaureate programs within CUNY and to private institutions.

Community Health students Jawaria Tabassam and Mayya Meylakh create
Power Point presentations on health topics in one of Kingsborough’s many computer labs

Interested?

Community Health majors can choose from four concentrations in the field depending on their
interests and long term goals. For more information about each concentration, just click a title below.

A.S. in Community Health - concentration in Health Education and Promotion

A.S. in Community Health – Gerontology Concentration

A.S. in Community Health - Health Services Administration Concentration

Do You Have Questions?
For questions about the major,
you can contact the

Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation in room G201 or call 718-368-5696

Or

For questions about this major AND other health related majors at Kingsborough, call,
visit, or email The Center for Health Careers and Retention 
In room M101(See below)

Helpful Links
The Society for Public Health Education
sophe.org

New York Health Careers: Information for Current and
Future Health Professionals in New York
healthcareersinfo.net

The National Commission for Health Education Credentialing
www.nchec.org

For Health Services Managers, go to:

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Management/Medical-and-health-services-managers.htm

For Health Educators, go to:

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Community-and-Social-Service/Health-educators.htm

For career and employment information, go to:

http://www.rileyguide.com/

Transfer Opportunities (Related Bachelor’s Degree Programs)

New York City College of Technology, CUNY
York College , CUNY
Hunter College , CUNY
Lehman College , CUNY
Brooklyn College , CUNY
St. Joseph’s College

About The Career:   

Community Health graduates who complete a baccalaureate degree begin to design, deliver, or direct health promotion and education programs and work as Health Education Specialists, Health Promotion Directors, Patient Advocates, or Health Administrators in government and community health agencies, hospitals and medical centers, schools and universities, as well as corporate wellness programs.    

  • Salaries for community health jobs vary depending upon educational attainment, experience and location. Entry level jobs can range from $25,000 to $35,000 per year while Bachelor’s and Master’s graduates may earn from $40,000 to $60,000 per year or more.
  • Students may transfer as juniors to the Bachelor’s degree programs in Community Health at St. Joseph’s College, New York City College of Technology, Hunter, Lehman, York, or Brooklyn Colleges, CUNY. Community Health may also be called Public Health, Community Health Education, Gerontological Studies, Health Promotion, or Health Services Administration.
About the Major:   

Students who major in Community Health at Kingsborough will earn their Associate of Science degree (A.S.). The course of study explores the role of environmental, genetic, and lifestyle factors in the control, development, or prevention of public health problems such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease,  and cancer. A three-credit, 100 hour fieldwork course allows health education students to gain valuable experience in a community health related job setting. Not only is this great for a resume, but many students are hired by their internship site after graduation!    
Community Health Professor Sasha Harry with Community Health Major Danielle Smith
For additional information about any of these programs, please email Program Directors, Dr. Jose Nanin ( jnanin@kbcc.cuny.edu) or Dr. Silvea Thomas ( silvea.thomas@kbcc.cuny.edu). You may also call 718-368-5696.

Health Education and Promotion - Health Services Administration- Gerontology  


Health Services Administration Concentration

About The Career:   


Community Health graduate Amanda Hitchins helps current students Danielle Smith, Barry Hoyte, and Jennifer Griffith create health education presentations using Power Point.
    Health Services Administrators or Health Services Managers work in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, or nursing care facilities. The occupation involves planning, directing, coordinating, and supervising the delivery of healthcare, combining knowledge in business and health. They establish and implement policies and objectives, evaluate personnel, develop reports and budgets, and coordinate with other members of the healthcare team.    

  • Students who go on to earn their Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Health Services Administration can expect to earn salaries from $40,000 to $80,000 and beyond.
  • Students who begin the Health Services Administration concentration at Kingsborough can transfer as juniors to the Bachelor’s degree program at New York City College of Technology, Lehman College CUNY, and other colleges.
About the Major:   

Students interested in healthcare administration will major in Community Health at Kingsborough, and earn their Associate of Science degree (A.S.) with a concentration in Health Administration. This course of study combines health-related courses such as Biology and Epidemiology with business courses like Economics and Fundamentals of Business. A total of 60 credits are required for graduation. Students may then transfer directly into the Health Services Administration major at New York City College of Technology or Lehman College to earn their Bachelor’s degree.    
Adrienne Gonzalez and Jennifer Griffith handing out health information at Kingsborough’s HELM Center Wellness Festival
   

For further information, call the Center for Health Careers and Retention 
in Room M101 at (718) 368-4911, or the Department of Health, Physical Education
and Recreation in room G201 at (718) 368-5696.

For additional information about any of these programs, please email Program Directors, Dr. Jose Nanin ( jnanin@kbcc.cuny.edu) or Dr. Silvea Thomas ( silvea.thomas@kbcc.cuny.edu). You may also call 718-368-5696. 

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Health Education and Promotion - Health Services Administration - Gerontology


Gerontology Concentration

About The Career:   

Gerontology , the study of the process and problems of aging, is an expanding area of interest. By 2030, the elderly are projected to make up 20% of the population, creating a rapid increase in demand for people with training in Gerontology. Employment opportunities for men and women with this training are numerous. They may work in assisted living programs, nursing homes, adult day treatment centers, senior citizen centers, social work or welfare agencies, hospitals, recreation centers, as well as federal, state, and regional agencies or offices on aging.    

  • Students may transfer to the York College CUNY, Bachelor of Science program in Gerontological Studies and Services or to the Health Services Administration program at New York City College of Technology, CUNY.
  • Graduates may pursue Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in the related fields of Social Work, Human Services, and other allied health professions.
About the Major:   

Students interested in Gerontology will major in Community Health at Kingsborough, and earn their Associate of Science degree (A.S.) with a concentration in Gerontology. This course of study combines courses such as "Introduction to Gerontology", "Critical Issues in Community Health", and "Epidemiology" with aging specific courses like "Perspectives on Death and Dying". 
A total of 60 credits are required for graduation. Students may transfer as juniors to the Health Services Administration program at New York City College of Technology. 
   

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

A.S. COMMUNITY HEALTH ‚óŹ
Gerontology Concentration

Requirements for Matriculated Students
Total credits: 60

For further information, call the Center for Health Careers and Retention 
in Room M101 at (718) 368-4911, or the Department of Health, Physical Education
and Recreation in room G201 at (718) 368-5696.

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For additional information about any of these programs, please email Program Directors, Dr. Jose Nanin ( jnanin@kbcc.cuny.edu) or Dr. Silvea Thomas ( silvea.thomas@kbcc.cuny.edu). You may also call 718-368-5696.

Health Education and Promotion - Health Services Administration - Gerontology  

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