Cabarrus College’s Community Health and Wellness program educates professionals who protect and improve the health and well-being of people and communities. This is Cabarrus College’s public health degree. 

What can you do with a degree in public health? You can educate people about the risks of alcohol and tobacco, eating disorders or teen pregnancy. You can conduct research or track disease outbreaks. You can develop school nutrition programs to ensure children have access to healthy food. You can advocate for laws and standards that keep people safe in their homes, cars and workplaces. You can help prevent diseases and injuries before they happen. The possibilities go on and on. 

Mission - Promote healthy lifestyles, protect health and well-being and make a difference with our degree in Community Health and Wellness.

Vision - To be a notable change agent of community health and wellness through superior health education. 

Program Highlights

  • Four-year Bachelor of Science degree
  • Customize your academic curriculum based on your passions and interests
  • Large variety of career options improving health for people from all walks of life including health educator, case manager, wellness coach, health navigator, occupational health and safety professional, first responder, health researcher and more
  • Work alongside community and public health professionals as early as your first year
  • High-demand field with employment expected to grow 17% through 2030 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022)
  • Hybrid program: Online coursework with community-based fieldwork and research; clinical track requires on-campus labs and a practicum within a medical facility
  • Flexible, with full-time and part-time options
  • Whole-person approach with coursework in nutrition, community health, lifestyle medicine, determinants of health, health maintenance, healthcare services, disease prevention, patient navigation, community health education and holistic care