Department of Public & Community Health
Oswald Attin, B.S., M.S.H.S., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Public & Community Health
Professor of Public & Community Health
Brendan C. Haynie, M.A., Ph.D.
Online Chair, Department of Public & Community Health
Associate Professor of Public & Community
The Department of Public and Community Health provides an integrated approach to health, offering competency-based and practice-focused preparation for successful careers in public health and healthcare. Through a Christian worldview, students will learn to strategically address the health needs of priority populations from the individual to the global level using a variety of health promotion and education strategies.
The department comprises both undergraduate and graduate degree programs applicable to a variety of practice settings and situations, as well as further education in clinical and professional fields. Students completing the program and meeting the prerequisites will be eligible for professional certification through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (CHES). Student are also eligible to take the Certified in Public Health (CPH) Certification exam.