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Community Health and Wellness
Play an important role in promoting healthy lifestyle choices as a health educator in community, government or health care settings. Learn to educate the public about behaviors that prevent illness. Start or complete your bachelor's degree in community health and wellness through the continuing education program at Curry College.
Advance Your Career
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your current career or chart a new direction for your future in a field projected to expand faster than average. In classes with busy, working adults just like yourself, you'll learn to assess needs, design educational programs for individuals, groups and communities and evaluate a community health and wellness' program's effectiveness. You'll develop skills in critical thinking, problem solving, presentation and communication as you acquire the academic foundation for future graduate work.
Set Your Own Pace
The time required to complete your degree depends on the number of courses you take each term, which you can determine according to your personal and professional responsibilities. With new courses beginning at Curry every eight weeks, your progress can be as fast or as flexible as you choose.
Take the Fast Track
Curry helps you fast-track your degree completion by offering:
- Transfer credit for courses completed at other colleges - with no time limit on transfer credits, including science courses. At least 30 credits must be completed at Curry College to earn a degree.
- College credit for equivalent education and relevant work experience.
- College credit for a passing score on CLEP, DANTES or Regents examinations.
Talk With a Curry College Advisor
You'll want to talk with one of our experienced advisors for information about courses, schedules, transfer credits, admission requirements, financial assistance and help with developing an educational plan that meets your needs. Contact the Curry continuing education office nearest you to make an appointment or request more information.
Apply to the continuing education bachelor's degree program in community health and wellness whenever you're ready. Curry has no application fee. You can enroll in most continuing education courses while you're compiling the application materials. Once complete, we promptly review your materials and mail an acceptance letter to you. If you apply for financial aid, Curry's Student Financial Services Office will notify you after you are accepted about eligibility for a financial aid award.