Bachelor of Applied Science in Allied Health

Community Health and Education

What You'll Learn Get Started

Bachelor of Applied Science in Allied Health

Community Health and Education

What You'll Learn Get Started

About the Program

If you are a healthcare professional with strong interpersonal and problem–solving skills and a desire to help others, then Seattle Central's Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Allied Health—Community Health and Education may be right for you. With this degree, you will receive the education and training needed to promote health and prevent disease within communities.

Community Health Education students at Seattle Central Health Education Center

Career Opportunities

The healthcare industry is growing substantially in our region and nationally, and demand for qualified community health educators is projected to increase 21 percent by 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. This bachelor's degree track opens the door for you to work as a Health Educator or Community Health Professional in a variety of settings, including:

  • Nonprofit health organizations
  • Government agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Medical clinics
  • Colleges

Pre–Physician Assistant Coursework

MEDEX NorthwestIf you are interested in a career as a Physician Assistant (PA), our Respiratory Care and Community Health and Education applied bachelor’s degree tracks can help you meet the academic admissions requirements for the Physician Assistant master's degree at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine's MEDEX Northwest program.

 

Flexible and Convenient

The Community Health and Education program is designed especially for working professionals. In this flexible program, you can earn your bachelor’s degree at either a part-time or full-time pace, and we accept students multiple times during the year (Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters). All the core classes of the program are taught in a hybrid style (combining reduced face-to-face time with online learning), with the in-person meetings scheduled for weekday evenings.

Contact

Health Education Center
Seattle Central College
Pacific Tower on Beacon Hill
1200 12th Ave. S
206.934.4347
AlliedHealthBAS@seattlecolleges.edu