Considered a transfer program, Montco's Associate of Science in Public Health gives you a solid foundation in public health and prepares you to continue your studies at a four-year college or university.

Upon successfully completing the program, our students frequently go on to four-year institutions to study public health education and administration. Talk to Montco's Public Health department head or your advisor to learn where your A.S. degree in Public Health can take you.

Program outcomes
  • Apply public health principles to public health related issues;
  • Analyze how the perspectives and values held by diverse individuals, communities, and cultures impact health behaviors, health decisions, and health practices;
  • Analyze the ethical problems, ambiguities, controversies, and assumptions in public health practices, systems, and policies;
  • Prepare a plan for continuing education within Public Health. 


Program Curriculum

General Education Requirements
CMS 110 or CMS 120 Speech Communication or Public Speaking 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MAT 106 Mathematics Applications 3
Elective Technological Fluency Elective 3
Elective Aesthetic Sensibility Elective 3
Major Requirements
BIO 115 Environmental Biology 3
BIO 121 General Biology I 4
ESW 206 Basic Nutrition 3
ESW 236 Personal Health and Wellness 3
MAT 131 Introduction to Statistics I 3
PBH 101 Introduction to Public Health 3
PBH 102 Communication in Public Health 3
PBH 200 Public Health Education 3
PBH 201 Public Health Administration and U.S. Healthcare System 3
PBH 202 Environmental Health 3
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 103 Social Problems 3
Electives* Electives 6
Total Program Credits: 61

*See advisor for specific course information/recommendations.